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Design Awards Winners 2021

Survey of members

Building Liveable Neighbourhoods in Bristol

2019 Design Awards

2019 Design Awards

Always a highlight of the Society’s year the Design Awards presentation event surpassed expectations when it was held in early June. Simon Birch reports.
Visit to Bottle Yard Studios

Visit to Bottle Yard Studios

On 11th April a group of thirty members of Bristol Civic Society were invited to tour the Bottle Yard Studios.
Future travel choices event slides

Future travel choices event slides

On 15th May the Bristol Civic Society and the University of the West of England's Centre for Transport and Society held a well-attended event that focused on future possibilities for electric cars and transport on demand.
Bus stop and car

What’s happening with transport in Bristol in 2019

Report of a very well-attended event on 20th March at Broadmead Baptist Church, including the four presentations in PDF format.
2018 Student Award image

Student Award

Each year Bristol Civic Society presents an award for an outstanding piece of work by a graduating student from the Faculty of Environment and Technology at the University of the West of England. Here is the 2018 winning project by Lewis Hill.
Future layout of the airport

Visit to Bristol Airport

Mr Mark Herbert, one of two planners at Bristol Airport hosted a group of 40 Civic Society members to talk about the history and future development of the South West and Wales premier regional airport.
Visitors enjoy lunch with BCS members

Visit of the Salisbury Civic Society

Members of Salisbury Civic Society paid a return visit to Bristol following the Bristol Civic Society visit to Salisbury last year.
Bristol Open Doors logo

Bristol Open Doors

For one weekend a year, Bristol Open Doors allows you see inside buildings old and new across the city.
BCS Trip to Oxford June 2018

BCS Trip to Oxford June 2018

What do Oxford and Bristol, two seemingly very different cities, have in common? Skylines under threat; insurmountable transport challenges; ugly in-your-face-developments; an expanding student population and a shortage of affordable housing. Quite a lot, it turns out.
Awards 2018

Design awards winners 2018

The Bristol Civic Society Design Awards were announced by Jonathan Foyle, architectural historian, at a well-attended presentation at The Station.

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