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…

Review of Medieval Castles to Modern Fantasies

Firmly back in London, we want to recap on a terrific journey with Dr Jonathan Foyle for his lecture tour, ‘Make thy castles high and fair’:  Medieval Castles to Modern Fantasies, in partnership with the Royal Oak Foundation and the New England Historic Genealogical Society. It was wonderful to reconvene with friends in New York, Philadelphia, Washington…

Patrons Summer Party on Wednesday 7 June 2017

This June, American Friends and Patrons are invited to our Summer Party in Walmer Yard, Notting Hill. Set around an open courtyard, the site includes four interlocking houses, totalling over 9,000 square feet. This unique project is a collaboration between developer and founder of Baylight Properties, Crispin Kelly, and architect and RIBA Honorary Fellow, Peter…

Exploring De Beauvoir Town, Hackney on Wednesday 26 April 2017

American Friends are invited to join us for a exploration of London’s De Beauvoir Town on the afternoon of Wednesday 26th April 2017. Between Islington and Dalston, in the south-west corner of Hackney, De Beauvoir Town is something of a haven for artists and designers.  You are invited to join us for an afternoon exploring this…

Spring 2017 US Lecture Tour Dates Published

We are very pleased to announce the dates and locations for the US lecture tour, ‘Make thy castles high and fair’:  Medieval Castles to Modern Fantasies, which Dr Jonathan Foyle will be giving on behalf of AFBAL for the New England Historic Genealogical Society and the Royal Oak Foundation this April. Please see below for the dates and…

Calling all Patrons of Architecture: Destination Glasgow on 14 – 16 June 2017

Victorian opulence, hidden Mackintosh, a Brutalist utopia and award-winning contemporary architecture: we invite you to join us on this eye-opening tour exclusively for Patrons of Architecture and American Patrons of the British Architectural Library from Wednesday 14th to Friday 16th June 2017. The costs are £990 per person (+£180 single person supplement) including accommodation, meals,…

Visit DSDHA’s Award-winning Covert House on Wednesday 15 March 2017

American Friends are invited to join a tour of DSDHA’s RIBA Award-winning Covert House on Wednesday 15th March 2017. The house is comprised of two interlocked cubes, semi-underground with mirror reveals to minimise its presence in a conservation area. We are then invited to a private apartment remodelled by Woollacott Gilmartin Architects to showcase post-war…