My work captures an ongoing pursuit of creating experientially stimulating environments that challenge and defy both the norms and standards of spatial design. Read More
My current project is the conversion and remodelling of three existing rows of 1970’s, prefabricated concrete, residential terrace houses in Thamesmead to incorporate a community-based food hub, that could fit into a larger productive urban landscape. Read More
“Buildings should be constructed as ‘material stores’ and designed for re-assembly in the future”, according to leading Brighton architect and senior lecturer Duncan Baker-Brown. Read More
Our campus development is up for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.
The University of Brighton’s Vice-Chancellor Debra Humphris has been shortlisted for the Inspiring Leader Award at the Guardian’s Higher Education Award.
Student Megan Leckie and graduate Joseph Palmer have launched Block Builders, a Community Interest Company that imports map details into Minecraft so models of real-world places can be created. Read More
The University of Brighton has been chosen to compete in a global competition to design and build a house using new technologies and reclaimed materials. Read More
Featuring work by celebrated artists including Anthony Gormley and Rachel Whiteread, this exciting show opens at our Grand Parade gallery on 12 March. Read More
Staff members Nick Gant and Duncan Baker-Brown (School of Architecture & Design) are in London this week at the Wastezone, a symposium and exhibition showing that waste is a valuable resource and opportunity, not a problem. Read More
Exhibition at Moulsecoomb showcasing work in progress projects developed by our MA students with themes ranging from food, education and farming, to evolution and death and climate change communication and technology. Read More
Visual arts can help reduce levels of depression and increase self-respect, according to a new study led by the University of Brighton’s Professor Alan Tomlinson.
There’s no better way to explore your future study opportunities than by meeting lecturers and researchers at a postgraduate open day. Read More
Michael Spooner, whilst at architecture practice dRMM, was responsible for the redesign of Hastings Pier, the project which has scooped UK’s most prestigious architectural award.
Tonight at our Grand Parade campus Professor Robert Mull presents his inaugural lecture: Care: architecture, education and social responsibility, 6.30-7.30pm. Read More
Four graduates who have set up their own ventures will be sharing their unique startup stories this Wednesday. Read More
Professor Robert Mull, Head of the School of Architecture & Design curated an International summer school in Russia entitled ‘Art as Labour: Build & Design’ this summer. Read More
Sarah Douglas moves from Creative Director to Editor at the renowned style title. Read More
From a robotic elephant to a full body scanner, Poppy Mosbacher’s inventions are attracting national recognition. Read More
Tuesday 5 September sees the launch of this festival that is SO much more than it sounds – the city of Brighton is host to this year’s event, with over 150 free events asking the big questions and featuring names such as Lauren Laverne and Professor Jim Al-Khalili. Not to be missed!
Amy Kennedy, Assistant Planner in Deloitte Real Estate’s Manchester team, has been shortlisted for the 2017 RTPI Awards for Research Excellence as a finalist in the Student Award category. Read More
Architecture student Mario Alcantara Monteiro, has been awarded a prize for excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for a project on Volks Railway, the world’s oldest functioning electric railway. Read More
Watch, Look, Listen involves interactive artistic, architectural objects and experiences and runs from 6 July to 5 September. Read More
The University of Brighton’s Head of the School of Architecture & Design is curating an international summer school in Russia – and architects, designers, artists and makers are invited to join him. Read More
Two esteemed members of staff launch their respective books at Grand Parade tonight, 5.30-8.30pm. Drinks provided. Book your place now. Read More
“Most of my work is created through sketches and drawing. For me it feels like a more natural process to take a pen and explain my ideas with a quick sketch.” Read More
“My work focuses mainly around sentimentality and memories within designs, creating experiential and evoking designs that would allow a user to feel different emotions as they take a journey through our chosen site.” Read More
“My final year project looks to revive the almost lost concept of the family business within Newhaven Town. Although not in the traditional sense, instead reinventing each of them as a series of portable ‘shops’ individually designed using nostalgia.” Read More
If you’re a student in the UK about to complete an art or design-related undergraduate course then get involved. Read More
An opera which BA Interior Architecture Studio alumni and lecturer Rob Vinall helped design has won Best Opera Production at the Olivier Awards. Read More
The annual University of Brighton Graduate Show runs from June 3-11 and turns the university into the largest art venue in the South of England. Read More
Part of the Graduate Shows this year? If you’re posting to social media about the build up, your work, your exhibition, then use #brightonshow17. Read More
If you haven’t been to the architecture studios on the third floor at Mithras House, Lewes Road then head along for a look at the current display of first year work. Read More
We have an opportunity for a student to undertake a fascinating research project as part of our MRes in Arts and Cultural Research, studying and archiving 25 years of Gscene magazine for The Keep archive. Interested? Read More
The final Twins talk of the series, So What? will ask the audience to choose the topics and be the speakers. This is a ‘right to reply’ for all of you who have been inspired or aggravated by the talks we have held over the last two months.
University of Brighton BA(Hons) Architecture graduate Mariyana Stoyanova is climbing a male-oriented career ladder on what will be one of Europe’s tallest residential towers. Read More
Work by University of Brighton MA Architecture students is to be showcased in the De La Warr Pavilion.
The exhibition, which runs from 11 Feb – 2 April, shows the working through of designs, ideas and prototypes made by students in their first year of study on the Technology and Fabrication module.
A series of architecture talks curated by University of Brighton’s School of Architecture and Design Head Robert Mull and Adjunct Professor Charles Holland will run in January and March. Twins will explore difficult alliances, strange bedfellows and new relationships with each discussion ‘twinning
very different people, organisations and ideas, asking them to explore difference as well as cultivate common ground. Read More
Some courses in the Schools of Architecture & Design, Media, and Humanities host applicant days – these are for prospective students but people with a new interest in the university are welcome to attend too. Click on the post to find out the dates! Read More
Gem Barton, Course Leader of Interior Architecture has given a talk on the future of design at The Design Museum in London. In her talk Gem described her new book, ‘Don’t Get a Job…Make a Job: How to make it as a creative graduate’ (Laurence King Publishing, 2016). This is a practical guide for graduating […]
This week students had a site visit to Newhaven Fort; here final year student Gaby Eason reflects on the experience. Exploring Newhaven Fort, made it apparent that we, as a generation have become disconnected from our history. From Newhaven Town to Fort Rise, the grey dreary weather mirrored the experience that the soldiers would have […]
Andre Viljoen, newly appointed Professor of Architecture, presents his free inaugural lecture More or less architecture on Wednesday 19 October at 6.30pm at the Sallis Benney Theatre. Read More