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

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

The theme of this year’s lectures is Material Innovation. The series will run every Thursday evening from Thursday 30th January through to Thursday 7th May with a break for Easter.

Full listings and Eventbrite registration links will be released soon.

30th January RIBA Event, Drmm 
13th February Joseph Sharples 
20th February Ian Simpson 
5th March Fran Philips, Urbanistas 
12th March Prof. Alan Dunlop 
19th March Jim Eyre 
26th March Brook Carmichael Alumni Event 
23rd April Annelie Kvick Thompson 
April 30th Marisela Mendoza 
May 7th Paul Monaghan, Ahmm 

Autumn Semester Lectures 2019

Thursday 26th September

Vivian Sin

Resilient Infrastructure - How Infrastructure shapes our cities

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Thursday 3rd October

CJ Lim

Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-warriors

Booklaunch and Lecture

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Thursday 10th October

British Council and Fellow Andy Lane launching the 2020 Venice Biennale Programme

Image courtsey of Andy Lane

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Thursday 17th October

Jonathan Falkingham MBE, House

Jonathan Falkingham MBE


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Thursday 24th October

Fieldoffice Link

Living with Sky, Water and Mountain

Huang Sheng-Yuan

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Thursday 31st October

LAS Honan Prize Presentation talk by Matthew Thompson

RIBA North, Mann Island

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Thursday 7th November

Austin Williams

New Chinese Architecture: Twenty Women Building the Future

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Read the review here

Thursday 14th November

Dave King shedkm

'the technology of serendipity'

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Thursday 21st November

Carl Turner

Turner Works

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Tuesday 3rd December

Peripherals Of Performance

Prof Sharada Srinivasan

Peripherals Of Performance

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Wednesday 12th February

Between the sand and the sea: Oman’s architectural heritage

Between the sand and the sea

Oman’s architectural heritage

5.30pm-8pm, 502 Teaching Hub

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Thursday 5th December

Neil Elliott & Andrew Levers

Technology in the Built Environment

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Thursday 23rd April

Annelie Kvick Thompson

Grimshaw Architects

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