Guest Lecture Series

Each semester the Liverpool School of Architecture holds a quest lecture series, with noted practitioners from the fields Architecture, Design and Art invited to speak to our undergraduate and postgraduate cohorts.

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

For information on previous years lectures, click the relevent tabs below.

2015/16 Lecture Archive

1st October Joseph Sharples
8th October Carla Molinari Sequences in architecture
15th October Dr Marco Iuliano Stirling thinks
22nd October Cristóbal Amunátegui Things Made Whole
29th October Assemble Collective practice
5th November Ab Rogers and Jimmy Loizeau Nostalgia and Progression
12th November Prof. Ian Ritchie Architecture and Neuroscience
24th November November 2A +P/A The School, A space for education
3rd December Clare Nash RIBA role model
4th February Eric Parry Eric Parry Architects
11th February Irena Bauman Retrofitting Neighbourhoods - Designing for Resilience
18th February Jane Duncan President of RIBA 
25th February Darryl Condon HCMArchitects
3rd March David Nixon International Space Station – Architecture Beyond Earth
10th March David Houghton If we have seen it before it’s the wrong solution
14th April Dr Pedro Leão Neto Contemporary Photography: Architecture, City and Territory
21st April Oliver Heath The Science and Style of Biophilic Design
28th April Toby Wallis and Luke Cooper Collaborative design
5th May Stefanos Roimpas How not to answer questions
12th May Peter Clegg Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

2014/15 Lecture Archive

23rd Oct CJ Lim Food City
30th Oct Jonathan Hendry Foraging
6th Nov Paul Domela On art, body and space and the speculation of an Architecture Biennial
13th Nov Stephanie Strain Assistant Curator of Tate Liverpool on Claude Parent and La Colline de l’Art commission
20th Nov Jay Gort Gort Scott Architects
27th Nov Patrick  Lynch Lynch Architects
4th Dec Raymond Quek Line Wash and Tone, architecture and the metropolis and the thematics of redemption
5th March Michael Wilford Composition and Character
10th March Justin de Syllas Peckham and Finsbury, London’s Pioneering 1930s health centres
12th March Roger Watt Haworth Tomkins Aspects of theatre design
19th March Matt Driscoll Director, Threefold Architects
30th April Sophie Goldhill and David Liddicoat Liddicoat & Goldhill