Each semester the Liverpool School of Architecture also holds a guest lecture series, with noted practitioners from the fields of Architecture, Design and Art invited to speak to our undergraduate and postgraduate cohorts. For any queries on these, please contact us at

Please note: All lectures and accompanying Q&A sessions are recorded. If you would like to submit a question anonymously in advance, please contact us at

All lectures are free open access events, however in some cases prior booking via EventBrite is required.

The Liverpool School of Architecture also manages multiple seminar series reflecting the breadth of interests served. These are open to all staff and students of the University and we particularly encourage attendance by Honours and Postgraduate students.

To watch recordings of previous Guest Lectures visit our film archive, for information on previous years Guest Lectures visit our archive

Next Lectures

View the full list of upcoming lectures

Thursday 21st October

Rahel Belatchew

The Challenges for Architecture

Rahel Belatchew

Rahel will join us form Stockholm to will talk of the challenges of architecture  exemplified in the numerous projects and lab pieces of  Belatchew Arkitekter

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Thursday 28th October

Jim Eyre

Jim Eyre OBE

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Thursday 4th November

The Garden of earthly delights by Hieronymous Bosch, 16th C, Wikimedia commons

Designing for an Ethical World

Sumita Singha OBE RIBA

The patriarchal hierarchy of our designed environment seeks to dominate nature and those who are weaker, including animals and other humans.  Now with the existential threat of the climate crisis, do we need a different way of designing?

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