London History Day 2018

On Thursday 31 May 2018, more than 70 of London’s museums, galleries and cultural spaces opened their doors to reveal special behind the scenes tours, rarely seen exhibits and one off events, celebrating the capital’s unique identity. London History Day: The London that might have been To celebrate London History Day, we’ve delved into the RIBA Collections to…

Private tour of Crossrail Farringdon Station on Tuesday 5 June 2018

American Friends are welcome to join us for an exclusive visit to Crossrail’s Farrigdon Station on the afternoon of Tuesday 5 June 2018. We will start our afternoon in the British Architectural Library at RIBA to view some of our collections thematically relating to the development of transport infrastructure in the UK with several of…

Neave Brown’s Alexandra Road Estate on Wednesday 11 April 2018

American Friends are welcome to join us for a visit to Neave Brown’s seminal Alexandra Road Estate and Alexandra Centre in South Kilburn on Wednesday 11 April 2018. We will celebrate Neave Brown being awarded the 2018 Royal Gold Medal by visiting his visionary Grade II* listed 1970s Alexandra Road Estate. With its striking stepped…

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,…