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.

Thursday 18th March

LSA Logo 2021 Events Link

Martin Prince-Parrot

A collaboration between LSA and BLAC Black Led Architecture Collective, further detail to follow

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Thursday 11th March

Grid representing social exclusion in architecture

Danni Kerr

Your Name's not on the List: The Failure of Space as Social Mediator

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Wednesday 10th March

Woodcut image of the the Colosseum (1827-84), Regent's Park London

Richard Koeck

Public Lecture: History and Future of Immersive Experiences

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Thursday 4th March

Indian street scene with Cow looking at camera

Lesley Lokko  

Sacred Cows

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Thursday 25th February

LSA Logo 2021 Events Link

Dr Joe Jack  Williams, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios  

Embodied carbon – the carbon of stuff and how to reduce it

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16th December

David Rapp Link

David Rapp

‘Elements ‘ Screening  32 minutes and Q and A

Introduced by Pietro Pezzani, we are delighted that Davide Rapp will join us at LSA for questions and answers following a screening of his film

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Thursday 11th February

Two buildings under construction, on the right using cross laminated timber construction

David Lomax

How CLT Can Save The World

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Lecture Postponed

Community Festival Mehr Al Wohnen, Lukas Zieglar

Anna Page

The Swiss Genossenschaft: Cooperative Housing

What can we learn from the Swiss Genossenschafts which could change the way we approach housing for the better?

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17th December

Mental health for all: the role of architecture, design and place

Round table: Mental health for all: the role of architecture, design and place

A round table discussion on the intersection of mental health and community environments.

Part of the series on Historical and contemporary perspectives on mental health and the built environment

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10th December

Architecture and heritage for mental health in the community

Architecture and heritage for mental health in the community

Stacey Charlesworth, Design Director, ADT Workplace
Chris Pickup, Studio Associate Director, IBI Group)

Part of the series on Historical and contemporary perspectives on mental health and the built environment

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3rd December

Image showing a contemporary health centre design

Nurture and Nature – Approaches to Mental Health Design

Karen Flatt, Architect & Studio Director, IBI Group

Part of the series on Historical and contemporary perspectives on mental health and the built environment

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30th November

Stephanie Imbeau procession

Stephanie Imbeau: Procession

Recheduled from June, artist Stephanie Imbeau joins us with a recording of her talk and for live Q and A

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26th November

Vintage poster using a maze as a metaphor for mental illness

Social Psychiatry and Preventing Mental Illness in the USA 1939-1980

Professor Matthew Smith, University of Strathclyde

Part of the series on Historical and contemporary perspectives on mental health and the built environment

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23rd November

Anna Page Link

Anna Page

Secular Retreat, Peter Zumthor: The Process of Making

Peter Zumthor's House on a Hill in North Devon is a meditation on living in the landscape. This lecture will discuss the process of designing and building this house, from its early model making to its final construction. 

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19th November

Courtyard superimposed with an image of a Lunatic Asylum

Madness and Architecture: An Archaeology of Lunatic Asylums

Dr Burçak Özlüdil, Associate Dean, Albert Dorman Honors College, New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA)

Part of the series on Historical and contemporary perspectives on mental health and the built environment

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12th November

Neil Pinder Link

Neil Pinder

POWER

A talk and Q&A with activist and educator Neil Pinder. Could you be inspiring others? What role can you play in increasing inclusivity and diversity in architecture?

An ASOC LSA collaboration

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November & December

Person sitting alone by a canal in front of the Liver Buildings

Historical and contemporary perspectives on mental health and the built environment

Five online sessions of guest talks culminating in a round table discussion will focus on the complex and multi-faceted connections between mental health and the built environment.

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