Love Architecture Festival 2018

The month of October has seen the Leicestershire and Rutland Society of Architects host a series of exciting events as part of Leicester’s very first Love Architecture festival in connection with the Design Season @ LCB Depot. Amy Cawley provides an overview of the events.

Greyfriars Townscape Heritage Initiative

Read about our insightful and informative day spent learning about lime plastering with the Greyfriars Townscape Heritage Initiative. Blog written by Francesca Bufano and David Gladstone.

Responding to climate change in Miami

This month’s blog is written by Francesca Bufano, Architectural Assistant at Hickman & Smith Architects and Leicester School of Architecture graduate and masters student. Miami 2018 – An architectural tour

Insights into the Part 1 Placement

This month’s journal entry seeks to provide an insight into the Part 1 Placement and is written by Part 1 Architectural Assistant and Leicester School of Architecture Graduate, David Gladstone.

Architects review Leicester Print Workshop

Published December 2017 in NICHE magazine. Local firm Hickman & Smith Architects describe the newly located Leicester Print Workshop as a 'new place for the creative industries.' Here's Adam Smith's review.

A new local plan for Leicester

Published October 2017 in NICHE magazine. Last week Hickman & Smith Architects and the Leicestershire and Rutland Society of Architects had a great opportunity to discuss the emerging Local Plan for Leicester directly with Grant Butterworth, the Head of Planning for Leicester City Council.

An iconic building to represent Leicester

Published September 2017 in NICHE Magazine Leicester professionals David Hickman and Adam Smith of Hickman & Smith Architects reveal the building they believe best represents their home city. It’s been an eventful month and we’re pleased to welcome two new employees to our team.

Architects encourage public to visit hidden gems

Published July 2017 in NICHE magazine. In 2012, Adam Smith and I set out to build our own architecture practice. Our motive for setting up our own practice was simple, really – we believe strongly that life is better when you live and work in beautiful spaces.