Nottingham and Derby Society of Architects
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Explore the architecture of Nottingham

A photographic essay of places in the city and the people that use them.

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

Exploring the architecture of Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

 
Understanding the qualities of where we live and how this can inform planning for the future.

Understanding the qualities of where we live and how this can inform planning for the future.

Suburbs and Domestic Architecture
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Carlton Suburb

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How can green spaces help aid physical and mental wellbeing in urban locations? 

How can green spaces help aid physical and mental wellbeing in urban locations? 

Allotments and Green Spaces
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St Anns Allotments

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Positively connecting spaces between new and historical buildings.

Positively connecting spaces between new and historical buildings.

Redefining the streetscape
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Newton & Arkwright Building, NTU

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Helping community to flourish in democratic and sociable spaces.

Helping community to flourish in democratic and sociable spaces.

Public space
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Old Market Square

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Identifying and recognising buildings of cultural importance and ensuring their future.

Identifying and recognising buildings of cultural importance and ensuring their future.

Recognition
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Nottingham Bank, Watson Fothergill

Prudential Building, Alfred Waterhouse

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Considering the form and function of public spaces to stimulate a sense of community ownership.

Considering the form and function of public spaces to stimulate a sense of community ownership.

Realising the potential of disconnected places
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Sneinton Market Square

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Creating positive transitions between public and private spaces.

Creating positive transitions between public and private spaces.

Public / Private
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Arkwright Building, NTU

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Promoting a cohesive urban landscape with considered and quality architecture to work with what is good from the past. 

Promoting a cohesive urban landscape with considered and quality architecture to work with what is good from the past. 

Integrating contemporary and historical architecture
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Arkwright Courtyard, NTU

Understanding heritage to set a standard for modern architectural quality. 

Understanding heritage to set a standard for modern architectural quality. 

Architectural quality
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St Mary's Church

The Council House

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Designing architecture to keep urban spaces safe and vibrant during the evening. 

Designing architecture to keep urban spaces safe and vibrant during the evening. 

Evening architecture
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Broadway Cinema

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Finding and promoting appropriate contemporary use for historic buildings to maintain architectural integrity and vitality.

Finding and promoting appropriate contemporary use for historic buildings to maintain architectural integrity and vitality.

How can architectural heritage maintain its vitality?
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Stoney Street

Integrating transport, parks and leisure spaces carefully to maintain sociable, vibrant and safe places.

Integrating transport, parks and leisure spaces carefully to maintain sociable, vibrant and safe places.

Integrating places
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The Forest Recreation Ground

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