Category Archives: Student Projects

De Montfort University Architecture Students Design for Historic Malta

It’s that time of year again and our group of MArch Architecture students working with the Digital Building Heritage Group have completed their designs for their adaptive re-use projects in Malta which they visited for a week in January 2016. … Continue reading

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Architecture Students Study Heritage in Malta

This month (January 2016) De Montfort University architecture students specialising in Digital Building Heritage spent a week on an overseas study trip to Malta. Based in Vittoriosa the oldest part of the historic Three Cities of Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua, … Continue reading

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Bradgate House Digital Reconstruction

Architecture students at De Montfort University are in the process of developing a digital reconstruction of Bradgate House in Leicestershire. This important early Tudor manor house (actually a minor palace by Tudor standards) has a complex architectural past, with several … Continue reading

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On the Road – Architectural History and Student Field Trips

It’s the beginning of another exciting academic year with the Digital Building Heritage Group at De Montfort University and we have a great programme of field trips which is now under way for our LSA MArch Architecture students to historic … Continue reading

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Chairman of Leicestershire County Council Praises DMU Architecture Students’ Designs for Village School

De Montfort University architecture students held an exhibition of their 2nd year design projects for an extension to a Victorian village school in the Leicestershire village of Swannington on Saturday 16th May 2015. This co-production project with Swannington C of … Continue reading

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New Digital Designs for Victorian Village School

For the past four months 2nd year architecture students at De Montfort University have been involved in an exciting community project to design a new multi-purpose classroom building for a Victorian primary school in the village of Swannington in Leicestershire. … Continue reading

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Greyfriars Townscape Heritage Initiative

After a lot of hard work and collaboration the Greyfriars Townscape Heritage Initiative £1.5M  five year heritage led regeneration programme, jointly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Leicester City Council starts on the 14th May 2015 with a … Continue reading

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De Montfort University Opens New Heritage Centre

In a landmark event, De Montfort University’s Vice Chancellor Professor Dominic Shellard opened the University’s new heritage center in its Hawthorne building today. Occupying a space which includes the remains of two of the original arches of the medieval chantry … Continue reading

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Digitally Reconstructing a Lanacastrian Chantry Chapel

The first results of our MA Arch students’ research into using medieval architectural design methods are emerging with a new digital reconstruction of the lost Chantry Chapel of St Mary of the Annunciation in Leicester. This building which once stood … Continue reading

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Out and About with the MA in Architectural Heritage

It’s the start of a new academic year and this year it brings a welcome development, the first cohort of our new MA students studying Digital Architectural Heritage. Despite the poor weather we have dusted down the DBHG minibus and … Continue reading

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