A MONTH long celebration of architects and landscape design in Hampshire has begun in Winchester.

The Live Work Play exhibition is open to the public until July 6 at the Discovery Centre in Jewry Street, Winchester.

It shows recent work by 26 architects including several based in Winchester.

Exhibitors include award-winning practices such as PAD Studio (recent winner of three RIBA Awards), Design Engine (RIBA and Civic Trust Award winners, 2014), AR Design Studio, Design ACB, ADAM Architecture, John Pardey Architects, Hampshire County Council and Ruth Butler Architects.

Design workshops with local schools are being held at the centre on June 25 and July 2 on the “live, work and play” theme. They are being run with local firms Architecture PLB, PAD Studio and Design ACB.

A series of lectures are also being held at the Discovery Centre by accomplished architects including Richard Jobson, Design Engine and Robert Sakula, Ash Sakula.

The Hampshire Festival of Architecture is being organised by the county branch of RIBA, the Royal Institute of British Architects.