Summer School: Explorations in Architecture

Five day course starting -
Architectural designs

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Engage with architecture through a week of creative activities

Immerse yourself in a week-long investigation of architecture and the built environment through unique access to the British Library and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) buildings and collections. We will explore and develop a wide range of creative and critical skills to help us both understand and communicate our responses to architectural spaces.

The course includes practical workshops and creative activities that introduce mapping, drawing, photography, concrete poetry, zine-making and curation as tools for looking, thinking and creatively responding to architecture and the built environment. Daily show-and-tells from arts practitioners and curatorial staff at the RIBA and the British Library will further develop your insights and provide inspiration for the development of your own work.

Whether you are contemplating a career in architecture or art, are already working in these fields, or just want to engage imaginatively with architecture to develop your artistic approach and critical thinking skills, this course will enable you the time, resources and expert guidance to develop fresh perspectives on the built environment in London and beyond.

Dates and timings for the course:

  • Monday 18 July 2022, 10.30 – 16.30
  • Tuesday 19 July 2022, 10.30 – 16.30
  • Wednesday 20 July 2022, 10.30 – 16.30
  • Thursday 21 July 2022, 10.30 – 16.30
  • Friday 22 July 2022, 10.30 – 19.00

If you have any access needs please email as soon as possible after booking.

Read the programme (PDF) for detailed information about the course. RIBA members should book the discounted student concession ticket.

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Name: Summer School: Explorations in Architecture
Where: Harry M Weinrebe Learning Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Price: Full Price: £495.00
Student: £400.00
Registered Unemployed: £400.00
Disabled: £400.00
Senior (60+): £450.00
Young Person (18-25): £400.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546