The LRSA has branch meetings on the last Wednesday of the month. The venue is the Turkey Cafe on Granby Street in Leicester.

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 18:00
Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 18:00
Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 18:00
Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 18:00
Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 18:00

The LRSA branch meetings are open to all local members and architects and architecture students in Leicestershire and Rutland are encouraged to attend.
Photography for Architects:
Taking better photos of your work
Monday 01 February 2016
The practical guide from architectural photographer Keith Cooper covered advice of how to take better photos of completed projects as well as how to present architectural work to potential clients online.

The event was attended by 30 architects from local practices, architecture students and members of the public.

Keith, who is an affiliated member and a member of the LRSA council, has tailored this seminar to suit the practices in the region, also spoke about practical issues in capturing photos, and some of the preparation and planning required beforehand.
Points of View
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Wednesday 25 November 2015
The second event in the popular Pecha Kucha format featured seven quick-fire and thought-provoking presentations about all aspects of "Housing" - 20 powerpoint slides with 20 seconds per slide.

Architects and students from across the RIBA East Midland Region shared their thoughts on the subject of "Housing A to Z" and were joined by the Head of Planning at Leicester City Council.

The free event was open to architects, architecture students and interested members of the public and included free drinks and snacks and was attended by over 80 people.
Construction Dinner
Thursday 01 October 2015
Organized by the Local Joint Consultative Committee for the Building Industry, the construction dinner is open to all members from the Leicestershire & Rutland branches of the National Federation of Builders, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Association For Consultancy & Engineering.

The evening will include the presentation of the Annual LJCC Craftsmanship Awards for 2015 and guest speaker Grant Butterworth, the Head of Planning at Leicester City Council.

Guided Walk: The Cultural Quarter
Thursday 21 May 2015
A guided walk, free and open to members of the public, covered the history and recent transformation of Leicester's Cultural Quarter from hosiery and boot making factories to the cluster of today’s creative industries.

The tour was led by architect Nils Feldmann on behalf of the Leicestershire and Rutland Society of Architects.
Guided Walk: De Montfort University
Thursday 14 May 2015
The architectural tour of the De Montfort University campus included a site visit to the major redevelopment of the Fletcher Building.

The walk was led by Dr Arthur Lyons on behalf of the Leicestershire & Rutland Society of Architects and was free and open to members of the public.
Guided Walk: University of Leicester
Thursday 07 May 2015
The architectural tour of the University of Leicester campus was free and open to members of the public.

Led by Dr Arthur Lyons on behalf of the Leicestershire & Rutland Society of Architects the walk included the listed Engineering Building by James Stirling overlooking Victoria Park.
Points of View
Tuesday 03 March 2015
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The event involved quick fire, thought provoking and light-hearted presentations in the popular Pecha Kucha format.

20 slides with 20 seconds per slide on the subject of Leicester Architecture from architects and lecturers proved to be an easy way of sharing thoughts on the subject and provided entertainment to students and presenters alike.
President's One Day Competition
Friday 27 February 2015
The competition was a one day charette open to all students at the Leicester School of Architecture to design a mobile exhibition pavillion for Richard III.

The topic was unveiled on Thursday evening with introductory lectures by Prof Sarah Hainsworth from the University of Leicester and Jonathan Park, the structural engineer behind the stage sets of the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and many others

24 hours of frantic and buzzing design activity followed and the winners were announced on Friday afternoon.