Live Works have been involved in the first Castlegate Festival, a two-day event celebrating and animating Castlegate through exhibitions, workshops, tours and activities.
The Live Works urban room has been showcasing design ideas for Sheffield in an exhibition of SSoA postgraduate work based in the city.
For six weeks the Sheffield Cohousing Live Project group, made up of students from SSoA, were based in the Live Works urban room, where they were looking into the potential for developing alternative housing models in Sheffield, with a specific focus on cohousing.
Doncaster Civic Trust and Live Works have launched a new annual architectural competition for primary schools in Doncaster, which aims to encourage young people to understand and engage with built environment issues and built heritage in a creative way.
ReMake Castlegate is a project developed in partnership with Yorkshire Artspace and local artists as part of the Festival of the Mind 2014 in Sheffield.
We recently worked with groups of 14-17 year old schoolchildren at Live Works as part of an AHRC funded research project, ‘The Cultural Value of Architecture’.
Live Works recently ran a workshop as part of Museum Sheffield’s Drawing the Summer, a programme of exhibitions, events and activities to get Sheffield sketching.
Live Works is already in the process of establishing an ‘Urban Room’, as called for by the recently published ‘Farrell Review of Architecture and the Built Environment’. Working with the local authority, community groups and schools, we aim to create debate and share our love for design and the built environment.