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Autumn Programme


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Members of the NDSA Committee have been busy over the past number of months working up a programme of talks and events for members of our society.

Please see below for an overview of the autumn events. Further details including registration for tickets can be found on each specific event’s page.

Some of these events are supported by RIBA Local Initiative Funding, the details of which will be released in an upcoming article. Other events have been kindly facilitated through sponsorship from industry, details of which can be found in the event page.

For a complete list of past and presents events, please visit our events page.


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Building Talk & Tour: Museum of Making, Silk Mill Derby

23rd October 6:00 – 8:30pm

Event: Building Talk and Tour: Museum of Making, Silk Mill Derby
Description: Bauman Lyons, Derby Museums and Speller Metcalfe discuss the proposed innovative new museum for derby, the renovation challenges and the new IPI form of insurance agreement.
Date: 23rd October 6:00 – 8:30pm
Location: The Old Silk Mill, Derby
Max. of 20 persons


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Square Eyes

30th October 6:00 – 8:30pm

 Event: Square Eyes by Mill & Jones
Description: Anna Mill and Luke Jones join us to discuss the impact of illustration on architectural representation
Date: 30th October 6:00 – 8:30pm
Location: The Urban Room, 38 Carrington St, Nottingham


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A Guide for Architecture and Mental Wellbeing

6th November 6:00 – 8:30pm

 Event: Happy by Design: a Guide for Architecture and Mental Wellbeing
Description: Skype Talk: Ben Channon discusses his recent publication Happy by Design on mental health in architectural design.
Date: 6th November 6:00 – 8:30pm
Location 1: The Urban Room, 38 Carrington St, Nottingham
Location 2: Derby TBC 


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Event: Building with Nature
Description: How wood can help improve sustainability, lower carbon emissions, reduce waste and even decrease stress in modern buildings.
Date: 14th November 6:00 – 8:30pm
Location 1: The Urban Room, 38 Carrington St, Nottingham


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Wood Window Alliance

Networking Event

 Networking with WWA

14th November – details tbc


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Architectural Photography Q&A

20th November 6:00 – 8:30pm

Event: Architectural Photography Q&A
Description: The NDSA has invited several local architectural photographers to discuss their work and experiences
Date: 20th November 6:00 – 8:30pm
Location 1: The Urban Room, 38 Carrington St, Nottingham
Guest Speaker 1: Daniel Hopkinson
Guest Speaker 2: Lamar Francois
Guest Speaker 3: Christopher Terry
Guest Speaker 4: Martine Hamilton-Knight


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