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Future architectural design tech | NXT BLD London, UK
28 June 2017

The future of architectural design tech – last tickets available

Want to see what architecture, engineering and construction technology will look like in the future? Experience Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Artificial Intelligence (AI), reality capture, and robotic fabrication at NXT BLD on 28 June at London’s British Museum.

There will be 12 amazing speakers and an exhibition to get hands on with the very latest technologies.

Philippe Paré, Design Director, Principal, Gensler, will share research into VR and AR and how near instant physically-based rendering can be used to explore and validate early stage designs.

Johan Hanegraaf, ArchiSpace, will explain why the future of design will be immersive, presenting his vision for architectural modelling in VR and more.

NXT BLD London Architectural Event

Martin McDonnell, Soluis, will present the Augmented Worker, a consortium of Autodesk, Microsoft, Laing O’Rourke, AECOM & Doosan Babcock which is exploring the tools needed for effective use of Augmented Reality on the construction site.

Rob Charlton, Chief Executive of Space Group, will look at how emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies will revolutionise project planning, management and delivery.

Tom Greaves, dotproduct, will show the future of reality modelling, capturing as-built conditions with new generation phones and tablets equipped with 3D sensors.

Faraz Ravi, Bentley Systems Fellow, will present the very latest developments in reality modelling and the opportunities in the advancing intersection of autonomous unmanned vehicles, sensing technology and algorithms.

Dr Chris Millard, Technical Director, Manufacturing, will share Laing O’Rourke’s vision of the future for fabrication – robot research and modularisation.

Arthur Mamou-Mani will present ‘The DNA of Making’, a future construction research project with Arup that uses new generation robots for construction / deconstruction.

Mike Leach, Lenovo, will explain how the latest developments in workstation technology will enhance productivity in advanced AEC workflows.

Other speakers include Tim Guertjens from MX3D, who is building the world’s first 3D printed bridge and Dan Harper from VR /AR / design viz specialist, Cityscape.

NXT BLD is organised by AEC Magazine in partnership with Lenovo. A limited number of tickets are available at £25 per person. This includes food, coffee / tea throughout the day, finishing with drinks at an industry social mixer.

NXT BLD London Architectural Event

Book launch ‘Progress & Prosperity’, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Launch: 29 June, 8pm, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam
‘Progress & Prosperity – The Chinese City as Global Urban Model’
NAi010 Publishers
The Chinese metropolis has developed into the world’s most successful urban scheme. Combining bottom-up energy with top-down force, it pushes cities and their inhabitants towards progress, fast-forward.

More details on our Architecture Books page


ALUK Housing debate with RIBAJ, London, England, UK


Join the AluK Design Studio for a Housing debate with RIBAJ, looking at how designers can provide affordable and social housing, while collaborating with the construction industry.

The expert panel will be led by Peter Head, Founder & CEO of The Ecological Sequestration Trust.

Sign up today to secure your place at what is sure to be a very insightful debate.

Want to join the conversation online? Follow @AluK_GB and #AluKHousingCities on Twitter.

SCI-Arc Presents Thick by Maxi Spina: Opening July 7 in the SCI-Arc Gallery

Maxi Spina: Thick

July 7 – August 13, 2017

July 7, 7pm: Opening Reception
July 21, 7pm: Conversation with Maxi Spina + Hernan Diaz Alonso

Los Angeles, CA (June, 2017) – SCI-Arc is pleased to announce, Thick by Maxi Spina. Thickness is an increasingly elusive condition in architectural design. Alluded to in section, camouflaged in the figure-ground, and presented as a foil in the developable surface drawing, material thickness is an understudied architectural condition.

SCI-Arc Presents Thick by Maxi Spina

SCI-Arc Exhibition + Architecture Events

ALUK Events, London, England, UK

AluK Design Studio holds a full range of events, from CPDs and panel debates to exhibitions, product launches and educational events

25 Jul – Aluminium Curtain Wall CPD: Design, Performance and Standards

7 Sep – AluK and RIBAJ Cities Series: Commercial

26 Sep – BIM CPD: Aluminium Façade Systems – Modelling, Design, Construction, Standards and Collaboration

AluK Design Studio, 5-11 Worship Street, London, EC2A 2BH


JAPAN BUILD 2017, Japan

2nd Int’l Building & Urban Development Expo

Dates: Dec. 13 (Wed) – 15 (Fri), 2017
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
Organised by: Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd.

Consists of shows below:
2nd [High-efficiency] Building Material Expo
2nd [High-efficiency] Housing Equipment Expo
2nd Smart Building Expo
2nd [Next-generation] Urban Development Expo
2nd Japan Lighting Expo

Architectural Events

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Specifi London – 24 Nov at The Crypt on the Green
Guest speaker – Michael Pawlyn

Specifi Architecture Events

2016 Neutra Award – Carme Pinós, California, USA

Monday November 14, 2016, 6:30 pm

Cal Poly Pomona University Theater (bldg 25), CA 91768, USA

An event to present the 2016 Neutra Award for Professional Excellence to Spanish architect Carme Pinós.

2016 Neutra Award Carme Pinós

Phone: +1 909-869-3800

Carme Pinós Architect

International Conference on Competitions, Leeds, UK
27 – 29 Oct
The sixth International Conference on Competitions (ICC), examining experimentation within architecture competitions, is set to take place at Leeds Beckett University in October.

The Rose Bowl building at Leeds Beckett University:
Rose Bowl Building at Leeds Beckett University

Frankfurt Dialogues, Rottterdam, Netherlands
27 Oct 2016

Datum: 27.10.2016, 20:00
Locatie: Het Nieuwe Instituut
Custom Made Architecture from Flanders and the Netherlands in Frankfurt, the Flanders Architecture Institute, Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Deutsches Architekturmuseum present the Frankfurt Dialogues debate series.

Dutch and Flemish architects will discuss their shared convictions about craftsmanship, customisation and spatial quality, despite their divergent cultural and historical conditions.

Frankfurt Dialogue 1 Architecture Event

Prestigious Aga Khan Lecture: Dallas Architecture Forum, Dallas, Texas, USA

Oct 24, 2016
Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art, TX
Presented in Partnership with The Aga Khan Council for the Central United States

Geneva, Switzerland

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture is unique among architecture prizes: it selects projects – from slum upgrading to high rise “green” buildings – that not only exhibit architectural excellence but also improve the overall quality of life.

Nordic Approaches to Creating Livable and Sustainable Urban Environments, NYC, USA

Oct 19, 2016

Archtober Goes Nordic – Kjellander Sjöberg lectures at Archtober in NYC

Kjellander Sjöberg will present their winning proposal of the design innovation competition Nordic Built Cities Challenge at the Nordic Approaches to Creating Livable & Sustainable Urban Environments event at the Van Alen Institute in New York.

Kjellander Sjöberg lecture at Archtober in NYC

Join us for an afternoon of fruitful discussions and talks on how Nordic architecture and design approaches are setting new standards for creating livable and sustainable built environments.

MoA Academy | Business Development for Architects with Briony Lumb, London, UK
15 + 22 Sep 2016

Business Development for Architects, a two-session workshop in the MoA Academy series, will look at how you can differentiate your practice to create better business opportunities.

MoA Academy Business Development for Architects

ESSEX Architecture Weekend, Essex, South East England, UK
10 – 11 Sep 2016
Radical Essex present a programme of events to celebrate the county’s pioneering role in twentieth century architecture.
The two-day festival will pivot around three key sites – the Bata Estate in East Tilbury, founded in 1932 by the Czech visionary Thomas J. Bata, Silver End, a model village conceived in 1926 by the industrialist Francis Henry Crittall and Frinton-On-Sea – and in doing so will show how the region was at the forefront of Modernist architecture and experimental community models.

Le Chateau, Silver End building in Essex
photograph © Catherine Hyland. Courtesy Focal Point Gallery

ESSEX Architecture Weekend

People and Place Event, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, UK

The Magnetic North and RIBA present People and Place – an evening of live music, film, literature and architecture

RIBA Architecture Event in 2016

BUILD 2016, London, UK

BUILD 2016 Matt + Fiona Event

Matt + Fiona and The National Trust would like to invite you to the opening of BUILD 2016 – an innovative week long live build project to enable 7-14 year olds to design and build a new summer performance space in front of Sutton house, Hackney’s oldest home, inspired by the story of The Borrowers. Please come visit at any point during the week.

BUILD 2016 Architecture Event

North England Build Expo, UK
April 27 + 28 2016, Manchester Central, Manchester
Architecture Event in Manchester

How to Photograph Your Own Buildings with Simon Kennedy, RIBA HQ, 66 Portland Place, London, UK

CPD on 23 Feb

Simon Kennedy, prolific architectural photographer and tutor at the Bartlett, will discuss how to promote your work and practice through your own quality photographs. Simon will explore the importance of the image, composition and viewpoints, online presence and the possibilities your camera equipment offers.

Simon Kennedy - jersey energy from waste plant

Featuring a filmed introduction from Mayor of Bristol, George Ferguson

Lecture by the architect, lecturer and theorist Luis Martínez Santa-María, School of Architecture de UIC Barcelona

Date: Monday, 15 February 2016
Lecture: “Peso y Materia”. Weight and Matter
Place: School of Architecture de UIC Barcelona
Aula Magna (Main Hall) – C/ Immaculada, 22, Barcelona

2016 lectures at UIC Barcelona School of Architecture

The School of Architecture at UIC Barcelona hosts the second lecture of Foros 2016, “Origin”. The lecture, which is open to the public and will take place at 19:00 in the Main Hall of the UIC Barcelona Campus, is given by Luis Martínez Santa-María, Doctor of Architecture from the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM). Martínez Santa-María is renowned both for his design work, and as a teacher and the author of various publications reflecting on architecture.

Luis Martínez Santa-María architecture

Drawing on the Motive Force of Architecture, RIBA HQ, 66 Portland Place, London, UK
9 Feb 2016
Image by Peter Cook, ‘Veg House, Stage 4’:
image by Peter Cook
‘Drawing on the Motive Force of Architecture: Professor Sir Peter Cook in Conversation with Professor Marcos Cruz’
For architects, drawing is a thinking process. Sketching by hand onto paper without having any predetermined built form in mind is often the springboard for new hypotheses. With the rise of digital representation in architecture, has the computer superseded the hand in the exploration of ideas?

RIBA Architecture Events

Challenging the City Scale 2014-2018, London, England, UK
London 21-23 Sep 2015
Recode the City festival
image from Human Cities
The Recode the City festival takes the Human Cities programme to London. Organised by Clear Village in collaboration with the Machines Room and Lime Wharf, and curated by Thomas Ermacora, founder/ creative & strategic director of Lime Wharf, Machines Room and Clear Village. Recode the City will bring together representatives from the Human Cities partner network for an action-packed programme of events during the London Design Festival.
Recode the City festival maker mile
image from Human Cities

Recode the City festival London
image from Human Cities

Co-Creation Briefing Session 1 – Ljubljana / 18.6.2015 – 19.6.2015
Recode the City festival Ljubljana
image from Human Cities

Co-Creation Briefing Session 2 – Saint-Etienne / 8.7.2015 – 9.7.2015
Recode the City festival Saint-Etienne
image from Human Cities

Co-Creation Briefing Session 3 – Helsinki / 27.8.2015 – 28.8.2015
Recode the City festival Helsinki
image from Human Cities

Architecture Events 2016 Archive

San Francisco Architecture Events, California, USA
Sonoma Living: Home Tours Headquarters
Monkey Ranch
San Francisco Architecture Events

Rice Design Alliance Events, Texas, USA

UB School of Architecture & Planning Buffalo Events, NY, USA

Architectural Association Architecture Events, England, UK
Charles Jencks Garden
photo from The Architectural Association School of Architecture
AA School Architecture Events

ArchiLab Architecture Symposiums, Orléans, France – two events
Orléans Architecture Event
image © Xuberance
The Turbulences FRAC Centre Event

Architecture Whispers Event, Paris, France
Architecture Whispers Event
photo : Quentin Dubret

Architecture Centre Bristol Events, England
Architecture Centre Bristol Event
photo © Jonathan Leijonhufvud

Faculty of Architecture University Hong Kong Events, China
Faculty of Architecture, University of Hong Kong
picture from architect

Bartlett School of Architecture Event, London, England
Bartlett School of Architecture Alumni Social
Wates House, 22 Gordon St, London
Join fellow alumni for an informal social event to celebrate the New Year. 2014 is an exciting year for The Bartlett as the long-awaited refurbishment of Wates House begins. Get an update on the Wates House project from Professor Alan Penn, Dean of the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, and hear about our new plans for future alumni activities.

V&A Architecture Events, London, UK

University of Melbourne School of Design Architecture Event, Melbourne, Australia
Inspired Homes - Jacket
image from University of Melbourne

Glasgow Architecture Events

Edinburgh Architecture Events

AIA Kansas City Architecture Event

University of Westminster Events, London, UK : Building Lectures

Deutsches Architektur Museum – Building Exhibitions, Germany

Columbia University Architecture Event – GSAPP : NYC, USA

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