CAA (re)Launch Event 2019

Date: Tuesday, 5th March 2019     

Location: Westminster College, Cambridge

The Cambridge Association of Architects has brought forward our annual networking event to mark the relaunch of our bi-annual publication Cambridge Architecture and to showcase some of the exciting projects we have been supporting recently. More details will follow shortly, but for now, save the date!

Dec 2018
CAA Christmas Social
Date: Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Time: 18:30-21:30
Venue: Old Bicycle Shop, Cambridge

Nov 2018
VeloCity Lecture

Date: 15 November 2018
Time: 18:00-21:00
Venue: Cambridge Architecture Department

June 2017
CAA Summer Event
CAA Summer Event

Date: Tuesday, 5th of June, 2018
Time: 18:30-21:00
Venue: Old Hall, Queens' College, Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9ET

The Cambridge Association of Architects held its annual networking evening with refreshments at Queens College.  We had the chance to discuss current issues and meet fellow professionals from across the construction industry.

December 2017
CAA Christmas Social

The Cambridge Association of Architects held its annual Christmas Party at the Old Bicycle Shop this year.  We celebrated everything we've achieved this year with our fellow architects and other design professionals. 

May 2017
Celebratory 30th Anniversary Launch Event
The McGrath Centre, St. Catharine's College

Cambridge Association of Architects annual Spring Launch event. The evening was a huge success with stimulating and provocative discussion on current and potential future issues surrounding the Greater Cambridge area as well as a celebration of 30 years of the Cambridge Architecture gazette.

Thanks to everyone who came out on 23rd May.  The CAA is grateful to
 Ingrid Schroder for her presentation; Prof Wendy Pullan, February Phillips, Katie Thornburrow and Colin Brown for their insightful contributions to the Panel Discussion; and to the First Year students and course leader Julika Gittner for their inspiring presentation of built work at the Cambridge University Primary School.

May 2016
CAg 71 Launch
You are invited to join the Cambridge Association of Architects, for our annual Spring Launch event at Queens' College, Cambridge.

We're celebrating the launch of the 71st edition of Cambridge Architecture focusing on a theme fundamental to the success of any construction project: Teamwork.

Join Alan Vallance - Interim Chief Executive of the RIBA, members of the Cambridge Association of Architects, graduates, other industry professionals, and clients as we celebrate with refreshments in the historic setting of the Old Hall at Queen's College.

December 2015

Love Cambridge & CAg 70 Launch
A gathering to mark the launch of CA70: Celebrating Success, and a series of short speeches by local architects.  It was an evening of refreshments and a celebration of all there is to love about living and working in and around Cambridge!

May 2015
CAg 69 Launch
Official launch of Cambridge Architecture 69: Delivering Design Quality which took place at Cambridge Guildhall on Tuesday 19th May.  Alongside talks from a series of guest speakers on the subject of "Design Quality", the event was also an exhibition of work including schemes entered into the recent Cambridge Design and Construction Awards. read more >

May 2014
CAg 67 Workplace
CAg 67 Launch

Launch event in the Small Hall at the Guildhall.  The magazine's focus is on places of work in Cambridge and the event will include a workplace installation, short presentation about the magazine by guest speakers and and opportunity to network with those who shape the built environment in the city, over a free drink. 
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Pop Up Houses
June 2013
Pop Up Houses
Thanks to everyone who contributed to the Pop Up Houses event - the CAA sunny warm-up to the RIBA national WITHOUTSPACE+LIGHT campaign outside the Guildhall.  And we were also mentioned in Cambridge News.
read more >

March 2013
CAg 65 Launch
CAg 65 Launch event in the small hall, Cambridge Guildhall 6.00pm
Including guest speakers and live interactive master planning

October 2011
Thanks to all who participated and attended this evening's HOMEwork event - the CAA warm-up/fringe event to the national RIBA housing conference on 13 October.
read more >

March 2011
CAg61 Launch
The launch event for the latest issue of the gazette, CAg61, was held at Fitzwilliam College on 17 March. The lively event was attended by a range of people interested in the the future of the built environment in Cambridge and was an opportunity to say thank you to the sponsors and advertisers of the gazette. Some of the outputs from the Housing Charrette were on display during the event.

House Type 2020
Autumn 2010
House Type 2020
Below is a selection of images from this year's charrette, which focussed on the challenge of creating sustainable homes for demanding consumers in the year 2020. The charrette was undertaken in partnership with a number of developers and house-builders and with the support and input of the City Council. There is a detailed appraisal of the results in CAg 61.

Summer Event
Summer 2010
Summer Event
At the 2010 Summer Event the CAA invited artists, social entrepreneurs, residents, architects, scientists and other interesting bods to speak for just over 3 mins each (with 10 slides) on their vision for Cambridge in the future - with inspiring results.

Tall Building Debate
Autumn 2009
Tall Building Debate
The CAA contributed to the City Council's debate on tall buildings, including a presentation of the potential outcomes of different approaches to locating tall buildings in and around the city.

Live Cam
Spring/Summer 2009
Live Cam - Charette
The 2009 Live Cam Charette focussed on ideas for transforming 12 sites in the often overlooked zone between the city centre and the new urban extensions.  The results were published in CAg 58.

Summer 2008
Made in Cambridge
An exhibition of photographs of completed works by Cambridge based practices.

Model Student
Summer 2007
An exhibition of models by students and local practices.

Hoardings Project
Summer 2006
The Hoardings Project
A project that involved encouraging contractors and clients with sites in and around Cambridge to paint their hoardings yellow to form the backdrop for a series of quotes and messages relating to Architecture (some by famous architects, some emerging from a series of school workshops undertaken by shape east) for the duration of Architecture Week.