Conferences and Exhibitions

Over the course of each year, the Students, Staff and Researchers from the Liverpool School of Architecture collate and collaborate in a number of conferences and exhibitions both in the School and venues around the UK and Europe.

Future Conferences and Exhibitions

31st August 2022

Abstract ceramic relief with blue glazing

ASAUK Biennial Conference 2022

Running from August 31st – September 4th, 2022, this is a unique two-part conference, the first part taking place online and involving ASAUK research colleagues based in Ibadan and Nairobi engaging in the conference themes from Africa based platforms shared across Africa and Liverpool in the UK. This is followed by a smaller in-person conference, hosted by the ASAUK at the University of Liverpool.

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Past Conferences and Exhibitions

Feb - May 2022

Building material in perspex tube

Carbon Counts

A concept of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, Carbon Counts is a striking installation which draws together key metrics for ten materials to illustrate the embodied carbon impacts of each. Carbon Counts ran at the Liverpool School of Architecture from 1st February to July 2022.

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19-23 April 2022

Composite image showing a railway cutting over time

Re-Thinking Liverpool’s Railway Heritage

The design workshop aims to propose a solution for re-activating Liverpool’s lost railway heritage and connect this once again with the local community.

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4th - 15th October 2021

The LSA Autumn Exhibition

LSA Autumn Exhibition

Due to the pandemic our last two summer exhibitions were impossible, so we created this exhibition on the railings of Abercromby Square to celebrate some of the outstanding work produced by our students during 2020 and 2021 despite the difficult learning situation.

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2nd & 9th March 2021

Latif Al Ani, Shorja Street, Baghdad, 1960. Latif Al Ani Collection, courtesy of the Arab Image Foundation, Beirut and Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai.

Crucibles, Vectors, Catalysts: Envisioning The Modern City

This online event brings together scholars, researchers and curators to explore the architectural production in the blurred era of independence to the post-colonial period of the mid-20th century, focussing on cities in Africa, Middle East and South Asia.

This event is organised by Hyundai Tate Research Centre: Transnational and the Liverpool School of Architecture.

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Global SinoPhoto Awards

Global SinoPhoto Awards © Judy Bellah/Alamy

LSA partner of the Global SinoPhoto Awards on Chinese culture

GSPA is an exciting new international photography competition created by Yintong Betser (Managing Director of ACTIVE) and Lynne Bryant (founder of The Architectural Photography Awards)

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Colin Rowe Centenary

Colin Rowe photographed by Valerie Bennett

The Colin Rowe Blog

Colin Rowe was one of the greatest architectural theorists writing in the English language. A blog commemorating the centenary of his birth, 27 March, 2020, has been set up, click here for more information and to help contribute.

Image: Colin Rowe photographed by Valerie Bennett

11th October 2019

BrutalismNow Link

#BrutalismNow

From listing "British Brutalism" in the World Monuments Watch to Preston Bus Station’s 50th birthday: so, where are we now?

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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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14th March – 30th May 2019

After ISLAND at RIBA North

In 2018 we partnered with the British Council to send three of our MArch students to work and research in Venice for a month long period as part of the Architecture Biennale. 

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9th April 2018

Playing Around the Docks

Playing Around the Docks

Tate and the Architectural Imagination, a collaboration between the Liverpool School of Architecture and Tate Liverpool to rethink the role of academia within society.

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