A Live School

A 'Live' School

The Sheffield School of Architecture is known for its strong social conscience and much of our work is ‘live’. Through external partnerships, research and teaching initiatives we engage with real societal, environmental and architectural issues. We believe in architecture that makes a difference and know that it has the potential to significantly enhance the quality of life of those who inhabit and use it.

Partnerships and CollaborationsCollaborations and partners

Our work with key partners, from leading architectural practices and professional organisations to community groups and regional authorities, keeps us at the forefront of innovative architectural teaching and research.

We have profiled a range of our key partnerships which show our commitment to collaborative working.

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Live Projects

Live Projects

Live Projects are a pioneering educational initiative introduced by the Sheffield School of Architecture. Masters students work in groups with a range of clients including local community groups, charities, health organisations and regional authorities.

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Live Works

Live Works

As the first permanent University funded Urban Room in the UK, Live Works creates a shop window for the School in Sheffield City Centre where local people and organisations can learn about our civic engagement activities, suggest and collaborate with us on Live Projects.

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SustainabilitySustainability and Resilience

Our Building Local Resilience research platform brings together work on sustainability, participation and civic engagement. We are also committed to embedding carbon literacy in learning and teaching through our position as a Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design.

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