Spring 2018 US Lecture Tour Dates Published

We are very pleased to announce the dates and locations for the US lecture tour, The Country Houses of Sir Edwin Lutyens, which Charles Hind (RIBA Chief Curator and Architectural Historian) will be giving on our behalf for the Royal Oak Foundation this April. Please see below for the dates and locations: La Jolla: Monday 16 April San…

The Home Studio in Kilburn on Wednesday 14 March 2018

American Friends are welcome to join us for a visit to the Home Studio in Kilburn on Wednesday 14 March 2018. An unassuming front door conceals an unexpected family home and workplace which overlap without interfering. Recently featured in World of Interiors Magazine, Home/Studio 320 Kilburn Lane is a RIBA London Award winning and Don’t…

Bloomberg’s European HQ on Wednesday 21 February 2018

American Friends are invited to join us for a visit to Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in London. The building is a true exemplar of sustainable development and features a unique natural ventilation system and an innovative energy-saving ceiling as well as a subterranean Roman Temple beneath the building. Art plays a central role in the project,…

Patrons Christmas Party on Monday 4 December 2017

This Christmas, Ben Derbyshire (RIBA President) invites American Friends and Patrons to the Patrons of Architecture Christmas Party on Monday 4 December 2017 in the British Architectural Library at RIBA. We will celebrate with a drinks reception, uncovering the stories behind the Building Modern Britain project. A special display of rare and unseen items from our…

East Sussex Day Trip on 9 November 2017

American Friends and Patrons are invited to join this day trip to the English Coast, where we will visit two fine examples of the work of the architect Serge Chermayeff and a national treasure, the Hasting Pier that has been brought back to life by dRMM Architects (and which has been the recipient of this…

Exhibition Preview of Pablo Bronstein: Conservatism, or The Long Reign of Pseudo Georgian Architecture on Wednesday 20 September 2017

Britain’s most desirable house is firmly Georgian in style – according to successive polls, fevered property prices and enduring stylistic influences over time. Indeed, ‘Georgian’ architecture has been in fashion almost continually over the last 300 years. But just what is it that makes yesterday’s architecture so different, so appealing? RIBA’s third commission, Pablo Bronstein:…

RIBA National Awards Party on 13 July 2017

RIBA with Arper UK is delighted to invite all American Friends to a celebratory event for all 2017 RIBA National Award winners on Thursday 13 July at the Serpentine Galleries Pavilion, designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré. Inspired by the tree that serves as a central meeting point for life in his home town of Gando, Francis Kéré has…