Category Archives: Toolkit

Tomorrow’s High Street

The Tomorrow’s High Street project created a provocative vision for Sheffield’s city centre to celebrate its long linear historical route between Moorfoot and the Wicker Arches.

Friends of SADACCA

Reinvigorating and generating excitement for the future vision of a pillar in the community.

Kelham Together

Generating discussion about the future of Kelham through phased interventions.

Cohousing Futures

Collaboratively designing homes with a cohousing community in Sheffield.

The Bridge Community Hub

Year | 2019 Location | The Bridge Community Hub, Kirklees, UK Clients | Lawrence Dodd, The Bridge Community Hub The Bridge Community Hub initially approached Live Projects to examine how green spaces could be used for better youth provision. A reduction in services, partly related to austerity, was beginning to […]

Live Well

Working with South Yorkshire Housing Association to understand and improve their Live Well properties.

Crucible Alive

The Crucible was a product of rampant post-war construction and the adventurous spirit that gave rise to new styles of architecture which were previously inconceivable. The theatre evolved into a landmark with its signature brutalist style and then newly envisioned thrust stage, making it one of the most influential and distinguished examples of its period, justifying its listed status.

Cuthbert Bank

A process for the improvement of one of SYHA's supported accommodation sites for homeless families in Sheffield.

Play/Ground

A vision with Pitsmoor Adventure Playground updating the current facilities to ensure longevity and continued success for the children and wider community of Pitsmoor and the Burngreave Area. Collaborating with artist Steve Pool, we used loose parts play to engage with the children to investigate how architecture and play can be combined.

Building Sutton Sheds

Sutton Sheds is a community workshop facility promoting inclusivity and enhancing social connection and friendships in North Sheffield

A New Home For Paces

A vision for the future. A sense of togetherness. A new home for Paces.

The Ingle Way

The project aims to create a route which encapsulates the life, values and teachings of Brendan Ingle and use these to inspire and engage the local community of Wincobank.

Glossop: Connect

Year | 2018 Location | Glossop, Derbyshire Clients |  Victoria Arts Centre, High Peak Borough Council Glossop is a market town on the edge of the Peak District with a rich cultural history and home to a large range of creative professionals. The Glossop:Connect Live Project was conceived […]

Wild WEB Live Project

A collaboration with the Wild WEB project; Idle Valley Nature Reserve’s development plan for opening up to a wider range of user groups as well as to better provide for the people who already use and care for the reserve; their large volunteer base, nature enthusiasts, and educational programmes.

Made In Brussels

Intensifying Industry on three sites in Brussels by 200%

Moorfoot Link

Year | 2017 Location | Moorfoot, Sheffield Client |  The Labour Party Planning Policy  The reestablishment of a direct link between London Road to The Moor has been discussed for a number of years, with no concrete plans being formed.  The site is divided by Sheffield’s inner ring road, and currently […]

CRBC Live

Re-envisioning and facilitating the future of Cemetery Road Baptist Church.

The Ashton Platform

The Ashton Platform has woven the voices of the people of Ashton into a creative vision for the future of the town.

PenistoneLIVE!

Year | 2017 Location | Penistone, South Yorkshire Client | Fiona O’Brien and Stephen Miller, Barnsley Council Penistone is a small market town in South Yorkshire, not far from Barnsley, Sheffield and Huddersfield, that is currently underused and threatened by economic decline. Working with the local […]

St Peter’s Churches

  Year | 2016 Location | Cheshire (Chester and Congleton) Client |  Diocese of Chester In collaboration with the Empowering Design Practices research project www.empoweringdesign.net   The church in the UK is rapidly declining but at the same time many churches want to be more socially engaged. The project […]

Future Forum

An exploration into the redevelopment of Star House, home to Sheffield Futures, focussed around participation, analysis and design.

Civic University

The Civic University is about creating a platform to allow for knowledge exchange.

Re-Making Gainsborough

Year | 2016 Location | Gainsborough, Lincolnshire Client |  West Lindsey District Council Re-Making Gainsborough is a project that works in partnership with West Lindsey Council to explore the regeneration of the market town. Located on the bank of the river Trent, Gainsborough has a culturally and […]

RUSS Self Build

Research and design of construction methods for self build mass housing

Migrant Narratives Exhibition

Narrating stories of these migrant journeys and the illicit crossing of borders, this project visualises the continent from the perspective of those who inhabit its edges and those who are in transit .

Made of Waste

Exploring the possibilities of using waste materials and understanding the needs of those affected by dementia to create a flexible and inviting space for those affected by dementia and their carers.

Wealthy City Walks

Curation of nine guided walks and workshops around Sheffield city centre based on a reinterpretation of John Ruskin’s ideas of wealth

Wentworth Castle Gardens Walled Garden

Developing proposals for Wentworth Castle Walled Gardens

SSoA Around The Toilet

This project explores equal access to public toilets across all age, gender and disability user groups.

Create-a-space, The Game

Live Difference

Bringing people of difference together through the act of creating, to raise awareness of the relationship between space and interaction.

Contents: Design Toolkit, Spatial Development Toolkit, Resident Engagement Card Game, Sheffield Care Actitiy Network, Sheffcare Activity Network and Darnall Activity Network

Sheffield Care Communities

Considering quality, design and community links in residential care homes of Sheffield.

Doncaster Toolkit

A resource aimed at encouraging Doncaster’s youth to engage, explore and invent their city’s built environment.