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Working on thoroughly documenting the submissions for the competitions - watch this space!
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Posted 2 May 2018 18:44
The film team gathered some additional footage to supplement the film they’re making to document the day. They’ve also started editing the footage. Exciting stuff!
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Posted 1 May 2018 12:05
Since hosting the charrette the team have been receiving some fantastic feedback from staff and students alike across the 13 northern schools of architecture who joined us on the day. The team have sought to gain a wider social reach through sharing posts and updates on social media- even catching the eye of RIBA President Ben Derbyshire who was 'super impressed' with the Northern Soul Charrette!
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Posted 29 Apr 2018 11:45
Our team have been fantastic in making sure day runs smoothly and everybody is accounted for! The desk team members also have the task of organising all the prizes for the winning teams and handing out some MSSA zines for our visiting students!
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Posted 27 Apr 2018 09:38
The teams are working hard together to create some amazing proposals for the project brief, we can't wait to see what designs they'll come up with!
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Posted 26 Apr 2018 10:21
Tom Jefferies giving an introductory talk, outlining the busy day ahead!
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Posted 24 Apr 2018 12:11
Final details coming together the 2018 RIBA Northern Soul Charrette happening this Friday 20th April, held in Manchester City Centre.

We are looking forward to welcoming over 100 students from 13 northern schools of architecture, including 2 schools of architecture in Belfast!

The day is set to be an exciting one full of designing, network and being inspired- see you there!

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Posted 16 Apr 2018 18:14
No day is successful without a clear action plan, so our team have put together a timetable for the 2018 RIBA Northern Soul Design Charrette to ensure that all team members involved are aware of what needs to be happening, and when!

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Posted 16 Apr 2018 18:10
The past couple of weeks, our EVENTS team have been busy at it planning for the 2018 RIBA Northern Soul Charrette, happening in 10 days time on Friday 20th April 2018!

Working with Purcell Architects, Manchester City Council, RIBA and the TH Project Team have meant that organisation has been key to the running of our group and the team have been very busy preparing various documents, attending meetings and regularly liaising with all the above.

Here, one of our team leaders Vikki uses as a non-traditional method of measuring tables which we will be using on the day of our event!

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Posted 10 Apr 2018 15:10
A key aspect of the 2018 RIBA Northern Soul Charrette will be getting external visitors in to visit the students on the day, see what designs they have produced and help us judge the final projects!

The team have been very busy talking to people across the industry, with varied knowledge, expertise and backgrounds so that our jury panel can be as rich and diverse as possible.

The opportunity to put together a panel of judges from the industry has proven the benefits of networking with professionals and attending events to meet new people. As a team, we have been able to pull together some great names who will be joining us on the day in our secret city-centre location!

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Posted 10 Apr 2018 14:50
Look out for our posters now displayed around the Benzie building looking for a team to represent The Manchester School of Architecture at the upcoming 2018 RIBA Northern Soul Charrette.

We're looking for a team of 10 students from across all years of the MSA to be part of our exciting plans for the day - Friday 20th April, with a surprise venue and brief to be revealed!

You'll be joining students from 13 northern schools of architecture so this will be a fantastic opportunity for networking as well as an enjoyable day of team building and designing!

If you'd like to get involved, email before Friday 13th April

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Posted 18 Mar 2018 20:27
An important part of our EVENT involves working closely with the RIBA, specifically their regional team who are located at RIBA North, Mann Island, Liverpool.

The success of the 2018 RIBA Northern Soul Charrette relies on keeping in regular contact with the team, and making sure they are updated on all our plans for the day and letting them know if we need anything from them- and vice versa.

At the moment, we are liasing with the regional director team to gather interest for the charrette from the 13 northern schools of architecture that will be involved on the day.

Our team created a poster for the RIBA to publish to all schools as a way of gathering interest from students with the respective schools, with our EVENTS team being the organisers for pulling together a team representing the MSA- before the deadline of Friday 13th April.

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Posted 13 Mar 2018 08:50
In just over 6 weeks time we will be welcoming 13 northern schools of architecture to Manchester to take part in the 2018 RIBA Northern Soul Charrette!

We look forward to circulating our promotional poster around the schools so they can gather interest from students who wish to take part, of which there will be a maximum of 10 from each school- representing all 5 years of study.

The success of previous years of the Northern Soul Charrette has been the way in which the subject and location of the brief remains a surprise up until the day of the charrette itself. For this reason we have worked closely with the RIBA regional team over in Liverpool to put together a poster that gives very little away to students.

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Posted 6 Mar 2018 20:57
Yesterday the group met to have another busy and productive meeting regarding the planning for the upcoming Northern Soul Design Charrette.

The group are working proactively as a team to organise a successful event, which will be held at a secret location within the city centre of Manchester on Friday 20th April!

Watch this space! #reimaginingmcr #northernsoulcharrette
Posted 28 Feb 2018 22:07