Showing posts with label RSUA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label RSUA. Show all posts

Friday, 20 January 2017


Monday 30th January 2017
RIBA, in partnership with RSUA,UlsterUniversityand Queen’s University Belfast, has organised a public talk by three leading figures in the world of architecture to discuss their work, their inspiration and how architecture has shaped their lives.
‘Life by Design’ brings perspectives from India,Belgium and Irelandas Bijoy Jain, Marie-José Van Hee and Nathalie Weadick share their personal stories, reflections and lessons learnt.
Bijoy Jain is an Indian architect and Norman Foster Visiting Professor of architecture at YaleUniversity. He worked in Richard Meier’s office at Los Angeles and London between 1989 and 1995 before returning to India to found his own firm, Studio Mumbai. Bijoy was recently awarded a RIBA International Fellowship.
Marie-José Van Hee formed her own architecture studio in Ghentin 1975. Since 1990 her office has worked closely together on a number of projects with Robbrecht & Daem architecten, with whom she shares an office in Ghent. She is currently visiting professor at the ETHZurichand was recently awarded a RIBA International Fellowship 
Nathalie Weadick is a curator of architecture and spatial practice based inDublin. She is director of the Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF), an organisation committed to communicating the culture of architecture and urbanism to the public. She was awarded a RIBA Honorary Fellowship following nomination by renowned Irish architect John Tuomey (O’Donnell +Tuomey Architects) and Open House Worldwide founder Victoria Thornton.
Date: 30 January 2017
Time: Tea and coffee from 9.30am. Talk begins at 10am.
Venue:BelfastSchool of Architecture,UlsterUniversity,York Street
Full price £15
RSUA/RIBA International Members £12.50
RSUA/RIBA Student Members are free
Student non-members £5 (but it’s free to join RIBA/RSUA)

Click here for tickets

Friday, 21 November 2014

Job Opportunity: RSUA Director

The Royal Society of Ulster Architects welcomes applications for the role of RSUA Director. This strategic role will ensure the advancement of architecture and the promotion of high standards in the industry through delivery of our strategic plan, networking and liaison with key stakeholders, management of budgets, event management, development of services and managing operations and finance in close partnership with the RSUA Council and President / Honorary Officers.

The role will appeal to individuals who have a passion for design in the built environment, a desire to see standards upheld through knowledge impartation and service development, and the ability to implement plans which will extend the influence of this important work in NI and beyond.

For an application pack, please email [email protected] Closing Date: 5pm, Friday 12 December 2014. For any further information pleas email [email protected]

Monday, 9 December 2013

RSUA General Meeting & Art Exhibition Opening | Monday 9th December, 6pm | 2 Mount Charles, Belfast

The RSUA General Meeting will take place at 6pm on Monday 9th December 2013 in the RSUA Rooms, 2 Mount Charles, Belfast.

RSUA, 2 Mount Charles, Belfast. Credit:

The meeting will be followed by the Official Opening of the RSUA Art Exhibition.

Refreshments will be available from 6.30pm and the RSUA Art Exhibition will be formally opened at 7.00 pm. All welcome. More information available

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Low Impact Buildings Lectures | Thurs 27 Sept | Linenhall Library

The Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA) and Invest NI are collaborating to promote the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) Low Impact Buildings Programme. There will be two free lectures on Thursday 27th September in the Linenhall Library, Belfast.

The lectures will demonstrate how effective the latest eco-technologies are proving to be in practice, how the TSB’s development funding works and how architects, clients and businesses here can benefit.

Low Impact Building. Credit:

Friday, 15 April 2011

Call for Submissions: RSUA Conservation Exhibition at PLACE

Deadline 06.05.2011

The RSUA and PLACE present an exhibition of conservation work by local practices from 5th September to 7th October 2011. This coincides with the NIEA European Heritage Open Days on 10th and 11th September, and offers the opportunity to promote conservation to a wider audience. We are seeking entries to the exhibition from those interested in exhibiting their schemes.

Click to enlarge flyer. Download PDF.

For information on submitting your scheme, download the PDF info sheet: click here.

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

New RSUA website

The website for the Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA) has been updated and expanded, with lots of new features including advice for the public on working with architects, a database of some of Northern Ireland's best buildings, and an events calendar.

Website: RSUA

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Perspective May/June issue out now

The newly reopened Ulster Hall - image source

The latest edition of Perspective, the journal of the RSUA, is out now.

The main feature is a profile of the recently reopened Ulster Hall (pictured), refurbished by Consarc Design Group.

There are also case studies of the Fitzwilliam Hotel on Great Victoria Street and the Grove Wellbeing Centre on the York Road.

There are also reports on Tactility Factory (who exhibited at PLACE back in February), the recent Guerrilla Lighting event in Belfast, DSD's Streets Ahead plans (currently on display in weePLACE), and the activities of the architecture students at UU and QUB.

Perspective is available now from the PLACE Bookshop at the price of £4. Back issues are also available, priced £2 each.

Monday, 11 May 2009

6 Counties, 5 Peaks, 24 hours - Walking for ABS

RSUA President Dawson Stelfox and some colleagues will attempt to climb 5 mountains in the six counties of Northern Ireland in aid of the Architect's Benevolent Society on June 18th/19th this year.

More info in the letter below (click to enlarge).

Architects Benevolent Society

Thursday, 2 April 2009

Recent events at PLACE

RSUA Education Committee - QUB and UU together at last
26th March 2009

Working with the RSUA Education Committee, PLACE was pleased to convene the first official meeting between students of the University of Ulster and Queen's Schools of Architecture, last Thursday night.

The students are going to work together in delivering a project culminating in an exhibition to be displayed in PLACE later in the year.

PLACE at the Belfast Film Festival - The Lives of Spaces
1st April 2009

Meanwhile, PLACE was pleased to welcome Nathalie Weadick and Dobrawa Brach-Kaluzna of the Irish Architecture Foundation (visit their excellent website here), along with Hugh Campbell of UCD, to PLACE's event at the Belfast Film Festival last night.

Nathalie and Hugh are curators of The Lives of Spaces, Ireland's entry to the 11th Venice Biennale in 2008. Last night at the Studio Cinema in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter, they discussed the work of a film curator, and the role of film in presenting architecture - with particular reference to their role in leading this project. More info on the project on The Lives of Spaces website. The book to accompany the project is now available in the PLACE Bookshop for £15.

And afterwards it was back to PLACE for pizza!

Photos by Amberlea Trainor and Mark Hackett.

Thursday, 12 March 2009

Perspective March/April issue out now

The new issue of Perspective, the journal of the RSUA, is out now.

Featuring case studies on the new wing of Altnagelvin Hospital and Four Corners, a travelogue on Venice and many more features and reviews, the March/April issue is now on sale at the PLACE Bookshop for £4. Back issues also available for £2 each.