PLACE is the Northern Ireland Built Environment Centre. PLACE is an acronym for Planning / Landscape / Architecture / Community / Environment.
PLACE was established in 2004 by the Royal Society of Ulster Architects and Belfast City Council, with support from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland under its Architecture and Built Environment Policy. Established as part of the RSUA, PLACE became an independent Company Limited by Guarantee and a registered Charity in 2011.
PLACE run a public programme of exhibitions, debates and discussions, architecture tours, site visits and design workshops on various local and international built environment topics relevant to Northern Ireland.
PLACE also run architecture and urban design education and community projects in areas across Northern Ireland and have engaged in design mediation and facilitation services.
PLACE are governed by a voluntary Board of Directors, full-time and part-time staff and a dedicated team of volunteers.
Company Number: NI607231 / Registered Charity Number: XT30723