Blanket Row
Queen Street
East Yorkshire


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our additional learning resource




01482 280033

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Our mission is to promote and foster the highest quality of sustainable design in architecture and public space.We are developing and delivering learning programmes, design review and public art advocacy + management services to raise the quality of neighbourhoods, buildings and public art in Hull and the Humber region.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Environmental or ecological centre, Architecture centre

Opening hours

Mon - Thu 10.00 - 17.00
Friday 10.00 - 16.30

Closed: Saturday and Sunday, open during exhibitions and events please see website for details

Additional info

Our venue is available for private hire.
The reference library is undergoing library system organisation.
We are available for enquiries about our Learning, Design Review and Public Realm Programmes by phone or in person during office hours.
We are open to the public during exhibitions only.
Please see our website for details.
We are intending to increase our opening hours in the near future.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Building in Context Toolkit

A document that gives a complete overview of Building in Context principles. It runs through, step by step, the guidelines to creating a successful development that bridges the relationship bteween existing context through an intelligent response to local conditions. It outlines the campaign to 'banish gormless pastiche archtecture from historically important parts of Britain's towns and cities'. Arc has previously run BICT courses.


  • Helen Farrar

DQI - 10 Minute Version

A 2-page worksheet with 12 important questions that form this Design Quality Indicators document. Design Quality Indicators are based on 3 areas: Impact, Function and Build Quality. This version is good for people who are new to design quality analysis. More comprehensive versions of DQI are available. See our links page for details.


  • Arc

How to obtain

Go Architecture

Go Architecture is an online guide to some great contemporary buildings in Yorkshire and Humberside for schools and the general public to use. Go Architecture can be used for self-guided study or recreational visits to the places listed. You can print a PDF version of the location guides to take with you on your visit.

How to obtain

Visit the website to download resource sheets for free.