Tag Archives: architecture

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.

Kelham Together

Generating discussion about the future of Kelham through phased interventions.

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 […]

St Leonards

Through this six week Live Project, we looked at how we might go about conserving St. Leonards for another 800 years, through creative re-imagination and re-animation of the space.

Walkley Vision

Walkley Vision had three clients: Walkley Community Centre, Walkley Carnegie Library and the wider community. We were tasked with better connecting the various community assets, businesses and volunteers in the area as well as providing some organisation specific outcomes.

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.

Friends of the Valley

Year | 2018 Location Gleadless Valley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Clients |  Friends of the Valley Friends of the Valley, a collective of SSoA students and local residents of the Gleadless Valley, Sheffield. By tapping into grassroots systems of power and alternative economies – we challenged the existing […]

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.

People’s Kitchen Pitsmoor

Year | 2018 Location | Pitsmoor, Sheffield, South Yorkshire Clients |  People’s Kitchen Pitsmoor People’s Kitchen Pitsmoor is a grass roots community group, whose goal is to transform a local derelict set of buildings into a thriving hub for the community. The buildings comprise of a set of old […]

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.

Making Meersbrook

Our project aimed to celebrate the heritage and community of the historic Meersbrook Hall by the use of site-wide strategies and building interventions.

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 […]

Brookfields Park

The next step in the regeneration of Brookfields Park, a young and vibrant landscape on the old site of Manvers Main Colliery

AR’ City

Year | 2018 Location | Sheffield, South Yorkshire Clients |  Aalfy For six weeks, the AR’ City Live Project team have worked in residence at Live Works, in the heart of Sheffield’s city centre, working with local young people to develop a series of interactive technological installations as […]

Umbrella Factory 2017

  Year | 2017 Location | Sheffield, South Yorkshire Clients |  Theatre Deli Live Projects 2017 + Theatre Deli presents The Umbrella Factory, a playful, cross-disciplinary project exploring the links between drama and space, through the medium of immersive theatre. We are proud to have been working with […]

The Great Pier

Designed and facilitated a new and exciting installation for the Castlegate site that will allow the public to view the archaeological dig for Sheffield Castle.

The Sheffield Housing Conversations

Providing platforms to discuss impacts and explore solutions by hearing ideas, opinions and experiences of the issues surrounding housing in Sheffield

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.

Zest for the Future

'Zest for the Future' focuses on the revitalisation of the Centre for Netherthorpe, Upperthorpe and Langsett.

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.

Apiary In The Woods

'Apiary In The Woods' is a collaborative project with the Sheffield Beekeepers Association (SBKA) that aims at the development of the Ecclessal Village to suit the requirements of the SBKA.

Future Factories

The Future Factories Live Project was tasked with addressing the question of collaboration between makers in the context of the emergence of new industries and modes of work in arts, crafts and manufacturing. The clients provided two distinct issues; firstly, how to encourage collaboration among makers and craftspeople, secondly, how to improve the use and development of historic industrial spaces turned to new use. We were provided with Live Works as a space to work within and were invited to exhibit our work and ideas as part of Sheffield Design Week 2016. Our response was an adaptable exhibition to facilitate the meeting, conversations and events that facilitate connections between makers, as well as a smart phone application that created a dispersed network of individuals linked through their common interests and productions.

Governance diagram

Goldthorpe Railway Cuttings

Engaging with the community of Goldthorpe to reimagine the railway cuttings.

RUSS Self Build

Research and design of construction methods for self build mass housing

Greenhill Community Library

Year | 2016 Location | Greenhill Community Library, Greenhill, Sheffield Client |  Friends of Greenhill Library Like many local libraries in the UK, Greenhill Community Library has recently faced the threat of closure. The Friends of Greenhill Library (FROGL), an enthusiastic group of volunteers, have successfully operated […]

Ingle Gym Mural by Kid Acne

Ingle Gym

Providing architecture which matches the social and sporting legacy of Ingle Gym.

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

Explore: Mansion House

An educational gateway into Doncaster's architectural history

Foodhall

Helping develop a social and educational venue serving food that would have otherwise gone to waste.

Blackburn Creative Capital

Developing Blackburn's 'Creative Capital' strategy through a Festival of Making and creative networks.

The Pitsmoor Adventure Playground

The ongoing endeavor to develop and enhance the adventure playground for the local community of Pitsmoor.

Archive and the Machine

Investigating innovative ideas for self-build display and storage units at Derby Silk Mill

Spatial Resonances

Promotional films for the launch of Sheffield Modernist Society.

Maurice Dobson Museum

Working with a volunteer run museum of local heritage, the team delivered a series of resources that would assist the museum to continue to develop and ensure their future.

S1 Artspace as a Cultural Beacon

Parkive

Investigating the future of a heritage offer at Park Hill.

Incredible Northern Greenhouse

The Incredible Northern Greenhouse Live Project is a strategic exploration into how sustainable food initiatives could be connected across the North of England.

Otley Vision

Working towards a sustainable and appropriate future development of the small market town of Otley through raising the community's aspirations for brownfield site, mixed use development within the Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Extra Care Housing Community

Working with the Triratna community for the creation of a Buddhist "Care Home".

Cohousing Live

Working with Sheffield City Council and the Sheffield Cohousing Network to explain cohousing in a simple and accessible way using an online resource. Initiating a dialogue between the City Council and various stakeholders about the possibilities for procuring multigenerational and cross-demographic cohousing projects, using a site in Sheffield as a platform for discussion.

Volunteer participation during the construction of the Volunteer Hub

Volunteer Hub, Hulme Community Garden Centre

Designing and building a sheltered area using recycled materials with the volunteers of the Hulme Community Garden Centre.

Vision 3

Wickersley Park

Involving locals in the transformation of their park into an asset for the community

How the different stakeholders relate to eachother

Revealing Castlegate

Castle Market is surrounded by controversy. This design proposes a scheme to reveal Castlegate and change perspectives.

Merz Legacy

Exploring the on-going legacy of the work of Kurt Schwitters in the UK.

Douglas Fir Structure

Ecclesall Woods – Celebrating Timber Construction

To design and build a new roof structure, cladding system and interior fittings for a small existing kitchen/office at the Sawmill site.

Wincobank Heritage Learning Centre

Creating a heritage learning centre at the Upper Wincobank Undenominational Chapel.

Wellington Street

A cohesive refurbishment expressing the purpose and values of a charitable organisation throughout their headquarters

GIST Lab

Exploration and creative development of the GIST space in the Workstation, Sheffield.

Parson X Exchange

What if...? A Scrapbook of Ideas for the Parson Cross Neighbourhood

Gateway to Ecclesall Woods

Design and construction of The Retreat and a Walkway Design

London Architecture Biennale

Design for an intervention along the route of the 2006 London Architecture Biennale.