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.

For any queries please contact Sandy Britton on sandy.britton@liverpol.ac.uk

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.

Spring Semester Lectures 2019


Wednesday 26th June

Summer Degree Show in London

University of Liverpool in London

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Events in May & June

The Keyword Conversations

Liverpool & London Campuses

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Tuesday 7th May

The world as a city

The World as a City

Professor Wolfgang Dokonal

12.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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Thursday 2nd May

Off Road, Prof. Dipl. Ing. Christian Moczala

Off Road

Prof. Dipl. Ing. Christian Moczala

5.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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29th - 31st May 2019

Building Children’s Worlds

Looking at how modern architecture has been portrayed in children’s picture books since 1945 and exploring the potential influence of illustrations and portrayals of home.

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Thursday 28th March

NOW WHAT?

Careers Day 2

Reilly Room & Stirling

10.00am - 5.00pm

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Wednesday 13th March

The Temporality of Building

European and Chinese Perspectives on Architecture and Heritage

1.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

Thursday 7th March

Thelma Silcock

International Womens Day: Decades of LSA Women Alumni

Budden Lecture Theatre 5.00 – 8.00 pm

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Thursday 28th February

Breakfast Brexit Talk

RIBA Mann Island 8.00 am

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Thursday 28th February

What Next?

WHAT NEXT? Careers Day

Reilly Room, 10.00am - 5.00pm

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Thursday 28th February

Geoff Rich

Creative Reuse

Geoff Rich (Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios)

5.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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Tuesday 19th February

M J Wells

Utopia, instrument, and tool: 
A thematic history of the architectural model

Dr Matthew Wells

5.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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Tuesday 12th February

Tim Heatley

'Designing an Experience'

Tim Heatley of Capital and Centric

5.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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Thursday 31st January

Levitt Bernstein

Housing Design Handbook: designing for mixed communities

Levitt Bernstein
Book Launch and Talks
Chaired by Prof Mark Swenarton

6.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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Thursday 24th January

Spring School 2019

LSA Spring School 2019

Carl Turner & Simon Cadle
Geoff Rich
Howard Miller
Ragunath Vasudevan
Dr Patrick Lynch

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Autumn Semester Lectures 2018


Thursday 6th December

Ragunath Vasudevan

Pragmatic Parametric Poetry

A talk by Ragunath Vasudevan of
schneider+schumacher

5.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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Tuesday 27th November

Venice Biennale British Council Fellowship

Venice Tales and Fellowships

5.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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Tuesday 20th November

Acrylicize

Paul Arad. Acrylicize.
Selling Creativity

17.30 Budden Lecture Theatre

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13th & 14th November

The Big Connect

The Big Connect

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Tuesday 30th October

Ibstock Bricks

An Introduction to Brickwork and Innovations in Brickwork

Michael H Thomson Design Advisor at Ibstock brick

Monday 29th October

Poseidon

Liverpool, by 2020 the world’s first ‘climate positive’ city

11.00am to 12.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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Tuesday 9th October

LIVERPOOL ARCHITECTURAL SOCIETY

LAS Honan Scholarship 2017 & 2018 Student Presentation

5.30pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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Tuesday 25th September

How Food Shapes

Carolyn Steel: How Food Shapes Our World

5.00pm Budden Lecture Theatre

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