RIBA Gloucestershire: AGM

RIBA Gloucestershire AGM was held on Tuesday 16th October, with an opportunity to reflect upon the past 12 months member activity, listen to members concern, ideas and opportunities going into 2019. We are also delighted to announce that Shivam Garg was elected as the new RIBA Gloucestershire Chair-Elect, becoming Branch Chair in September 2019.


Events Overview

07/09 Building Visit: Walled Garden with Austin Design Works

  • Talk with Kevin Ward (Museum in the Park), Rachael Austin-Emous (Landscape Architect) and Matthew Austin (Architect)
  • Cream Tea with Building Talk & Tour
  • 39 Attendees
  • Donated £150 to the Museum in the Park to fund their future ongoing developments at the Walled Garden.
  • Sponsored by the RIBA Local Initiative Fund (LIF)

28/09 Guest Lecture: Piers Taylor

  • Hosted at Blackfriars Gloucester
  • 84 Attendees
  • Sponsored by Ibstock

06/12 Building Visit: Llanthony Secunda Priory

  • Talk & Building Tour with Robert Lister (Architect) of Caroe & Partners and Emma Davis (Heritage Director) at Llanthony Secunda Priory Trust
  • Breakfast at Bills Restaurant
  • 15 Attendees (Sold-Out)
  • Donated £150 to the Llanthony Secunda Priory Trust to fund their ongoing developments at the Priory
  • Sponsored by the RIBA Local Initiative Fund (LIF)

25/01 Guest Lecture: Alison Brooks

  • Hosted at Gloucester Cathedral
  • 120 Attendees (Sold-Out)
  • Sponsored by Ibstock

15/02 Building Visit: Gloucester Prison

  • Talk and tour of Gloucester Prison
  • 30 Attendees (Sold-Out)
  • Sponsored by Ibstock

22/03 ‘How to Win Awards’ with Chris Dyson

  • Hosted at Quattro Design Architects
  • 18 Attendees
  • Sponsored by Ibstock

30/05 Innovation Series 2018

  • Talks from NBS, Atkins, Connected Works & Bexcopter, discussing the future of architecture
  • Hosted at Roberts Limbrick Ltd
  • 22 Attendees
  • Sponsored by the RIBA Local Initiative Fund (LIF)

27/06 ‘Response to Grenfell’ with Jane Duncan OBE IPRIBA

  • Pan-professional event organised by the RIBA, and attended by members from CIOB, Constructing Excellence and RICS
  • Hosted at the University of Gloucestershire
  • 79 Attendees
  • Sponsored by Velux

13/09 Guest Lecture: Jim Heverin of Zaha Hadid Architects

  • Hosted at Llanthony Secunda Priory
  • 80 Attendees (Sold-Out)
  • Sponsored by Velux



RIBA Student Mentoring

Quattro Design Architects and Roberts Limbrick Ltd participated in the 2017/18 RIBA Student Mentoring Scheme, supporting 14no students from UWE Bristol.

Coombs Everitt, Quattro Design Architects, Roberts Limbrick and Yiangou Architects are participating in 2018/19 RIBA Student Mentoring Scheme, supporting students from Bath University and UWE Bristol.

Work Experience Competition

Alison Brooks and Tom Bell launched the RIBA Gloucestershire Work Experience competition in January 2018, for students undertaking a weeks work experience at an architectural practice within the county to design their ‘Dream Home’.

The competition has received designs from Austin Design Works, Millar Howard Workshop, Quattro Design Architects and Roberts Limbrick Ltd.

Photography Competition

RIBA Gloucestershire have just launched (October 2018) the photography competition, with David Wint from Roberts Limbrick Ltd being the Committee lead for the project.

Public Exhibition of Work

RIBA Gloucestershire are currently negotiating for the Work Experience Competition and Photography Competition to be exhibited during January / February 2019.