Nottingham and Derby Society of Architects
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Explore the architecture of Derby

A photographic documentary of people and the places they inhabit.

What should we value in the places we live, work and play?

EXPLORING THE ARCHITECTURE OF DERBY & DERBYSHIRE

 
Safe and active places that serve the needs of the everyone.

Safe and active places that serve the needs of the everyone.

Community Parks
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Hall Lees Park, Matlock

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Protecting historic architecture which can serve the present and inspire for the future.

Protecting historic architecture which can serve the present and inspire for the future.

Recognising the value in Heritage
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The Winter Garden, Matlock
Midland Railway Cottages, Derby

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Learning from history when creating new architecture for modern life.

Learning from history when creating new architecture for modern life.

Connecting Past and Present
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Midland Railway Cottages & Contemporary Development, Derby.
Parkside, Derby.
Friargate, Derby

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Considering the potential of under performing public spaces. 

Considering the potential of under performing public spaces. 

Re-imagining Public Space
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Assembly Rooms, Derby

Making the most of spaces for people to stand, talk, shelter and meet.

Making the most of spaces for people to stand, talk, shelter and meet.

Casual Public Spaces
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Derby Market Hall

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Recognising the role communities play in making vibrant public spaces. 

Recognising the role communities play in making vibrant public spaces. 

Landmark buildings for the community
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Derby Market Hall
Silk Mill
Derby Cathedral

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Recognising our recent architectural heritage for future generations. 

Recognising our recent architectural heritage for future generations. 

Protecting and preserving quality
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Lee Longlands building, Exchange Street

Craftsmanship in both historic and contemporary architecture that enriches our streets and cities. 

Craftsmanship in both historic and contemporary architecture that enriches our streets and cities. 

Craftsmanship and Architectural Detail
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Building Facades, Derby City Centre
Ironwork at Silk Mill

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Maintaining architectural integrity in commercial and retail spaces.

Maintaining architectural integrity in commercial and retail spaces.

Commercial Centres
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Matlock Town Centre
Sadler Gate, Derby

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How can we successfully share our built environments with nature?

How can we successfully share our built environments with nature?

Nature in Urban Spaces
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River Gardens, Derby
Lees Hall Park, Matlock

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Celebrating local, durable and characterful materials.

Celebrating local, durable and characterful materials.

Material Language
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Victorian Red brick, local gritstone

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