GCSE students explore design process with Architecture 519

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Architecture 519 studio staff recently welcomed work experience students from Guiseley School and Selby High School, who joined the team to learn about life in an architecture practice. Across the course of a week, the GCSE students were tasked with two projects devised to give them insight into the design process from initial client brief… Read more »

Skelton Lake MSA shortlisted for Design Excellence Award

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Architecture 519’s design for Skelton Lake Motorway Services has been shortlisted for the Yorkshire Property Industry Awards in the Design Excellence category. Due for completion this autumn, the design for the first motorway services in Leeds features an undulating living roof structure with exposed timber beams and a double-height central glazed atrium overlooking Skelton Lake…. Read more »

Start of work on site at Mowden Hall

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Following the receipt of full planning approval for 30 houses, work has now started on site at Mowden Hall in Darlington – the site of the former Department of Education Offices. The layout was developed to reflect the geometry of the adjacent Marchbank Free School, a Grade II Listed Building and knit in amongst a… Read more »

Recruitment: Architectural Technologist

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As part of Architecture 519’s continued expansion, we are currently looking to recruit a talented and ambitious Intermediate Architectural Technologist to join our Leeds city centre studio. As part of the technical team, you will be involved in the delivery of projects at various scales and within multiple sectors, such as residential, commercial, transport, and… Read more »

A519 at the Wharfedale Ton

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Two members of the Architecture 519 team will be participating in the Wharfedale Ton today, cycling 100 miles in support of the Marie Curie Bradford Hospice. The yearly event began in 2016 and grew to 250 riders participating in 2018, each contributing towards the cause. Best of luck to Andy Brown and Dan Copley, as… Read more »

Leeds Skelton Lake Services – Masterplanning Workshop

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A519, along with other members of the Leeds Skelton Lake team, attended a master planning workshop at Leeds East Academy. Year 10 pupils were given a brief for a motorway service station and asked to develop proposals for the site. The teams produced some imaginative ideas, giving consideration to site constraints, relationships on site, building… Read more »

Cyber Essentials Plus Accreditation

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At Architecture519, we take security seriously. Following a successful cyber security surveillance visit, we have renewed our Cyber Essentials Plus certification for 2019. This reinforces our ongoing security strategy whereby all staff are security cleared and committed to information security, whether it be relating to the design of high security facilities or sensitive projects for… Read more »

Royal Arsenal Planning Approval

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Architecture 519 working for Berkeley Homes (East Thames) Limited have recently had two planning applications approved for the proposed mixed use redevelopment of the former Carriageworks Factory (Building 10) at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich. The proposals, based on an initial concept design developed by AHMM, provide 3240 sq m of high quality commercial spaces… Read more »

Leeds Beckett Architecture School Placement

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A519 has been ‘speed dating’ architecture students at Leeds Beckett University this week to find an undergraduate for a work placement next week to learn about what the programme leader, Simon Warren, refers to as ‘the real world’.  We look forward to welcoming the selected student to the real world of A519 next week.

A519 on: Designing for an Ageing Population

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One of our new starters, Matt Usher, recently wrote an article in collaboration with ArchDaily on how to combat loneliness in ageing populations through design. We think it is important for our employees to explore parts of the industry they feel strongly about, and we hope to write more thought pieces on subjects in the future under… Read more »