Simon Allford and Matthew White join The Architecture Foundation’s Board of Trustees, whilst Bettina von Hase becomes Deputy ChairPosted: Tuesday 21 May 2013
The AF is delighted to announce that Simon Allford and Matthew White have this week joined its Board of Trustees whilst current Trustee Bettina von Hase will assume the position of Deputy Chair.
Join us in the Skyroom on Tuesday 4 June for a special lecture by Superuse Studios' Jan Jongert, exploring the practice's AF exhibition and influential investigations into resource-based design.
Last call for submissions for The AF's international Open Call for innovative exhibitions and installations to be held in our Central London Project Space. Application deadline is 5pm on Friday 10 May 2013.
The AF is recruiting a Special Projects Coordinator to assist with the delivery of our exciting programme of public realm projects and competitions.
A selection of work produced as part of The Open Office, conceived and delivered by We Made That in The AF Project Space during Winter 2013, is now available for download.
AF commissions Superuse Studios to deliver InsideFlows exhibition and permanent gateways for Gibbon’s RentPosted: Tuesday 30 April 2013
The Architecture Foundation is delighted to announce that it is commissioning Rotterdam-based architecture office Superuse Studios to design and deliver a new exhibition and two permanent gateway structures for Gibbon's Rent to be launched this summer.
Full international panel now confirmed for the latest instalment of our And The Winner Is...? series. The theme this Thursday is Awards: What are They Good For? where The AF asks an acclaimed panel who really wins from awards and how.
Three members of The Architecture Foundation team have been promoted. Congratulations!
Following its launch at The Architecture Foundation last September, we are delighted to announce that Akihisa Hirata: Tangling will open at Grand Hornu Images, Belgium, on 21 April.
Last few tickets available for next week's event at Tate Modern. Can a museum make a city? Is a museum about its own image, or the images it contains? What and whom are these grand projects really designed for, and what do they tell us about the place of culture in the 21st century global city?
The AF's And The Winner Is..? series returns with an investigation into the purpose and impact of architectural awards. Featuring speakers from the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, RIBA Awards, The Pritzker Architecture Prize, Architects' Journal, AHMM and the Holcim Foundation, with more to be announced.
We are delighted to announce that established architects dRMM and Haworth Tompkins have joined The Architecture Foundation's prestigious group of supporters as Corporate Members.
We are pleased to announce an open call for designers and artists interested in being considered for a public art commission at Blackhorse Lane, East London.
The AF's Carmody Groarke-designed Southwark Project Space is available for hire throughout April and early May 2013 for a variety of events including receptions, photo shoots and parties, as well as lunch and breakfast meetings.
We Made That - The Open Office enters its final days of exhibition in The AF Project Space this week, culminating on Friday lunchtime with a last Pin-up event, offering the perfect final opportunity to see the show.
AF Members' tickets for the latest instalment in our acclaimed series of Architecture + Art discussions are on sale now, get yours before they sell out, or sign up as a member to benefit!
The AF's international Open Call for innovative, independent exhibitions and installations for our Central London Project Space is back for 2013.
The AF is recruiting for three exciting opportunities: a Development & Marketing Intern, London Festival of Architecture Intern, and an Illustrator for the London Festival of Architecture 2013.
The AF is delighted to announce that Paul Finch will chair the Competitive Advantages? event on Friday 8 March, completing the high profile list of participants to the event. Early booking recommended.
The AF's Croydon Urban Pioneers education programme launched this week with the first in a series of ten creative workshops.
We are pleased to announce The Open Office Events Programme that will feature a series of talks, weekly Pin Up events and a film screening.
The AF is pleased to announce the launch of ‘And the Winner is...?’ a new series of critical explorations into architecture's cultural systems for generating, assessing, and presenting projects to the public.
The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the five finalists who will compete for the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award.
Join The AF as we contribute to Late at Tate Britain: Performing Architecture, a night of talks, performance, sound and film next Friday 1 February, 6-10pm.
The AF are recruiting Urban Pioneers aged 16 to 19, for a series of creative workshops taking place in Croydon over the February half-term.
Together with DK-CM, The AF is promoting an open call for designers to take part in the Better Barkingside project.
Emerging Finnish architects Erkko Aarti, Arto Ollila and Mikki Ristola have won the competition to design a new Floating Viewpoint at Camley Street Natural Park in London’s King’s Cross. The project will be delivered in collaboration with The AF in 2013.
Architects We Made That are currently recruiting volunteers to contribute to their up-coming residency in the AF Project Space.
The AF's Carmody Groarke-designed Southwark Project Space is available for hire throughout January 2013 for a variety of events including receptions, photo shoots and parties, as well as lunch and breakfast meetings.
The AF is recruiting a Special Projects and Education Intern, to help ensure the delivery of our ambitious and successful programme.
Stuck for Christmas gift ideas? The AF has the perfect present for the architecture enthusiasts on your holiday list.
Award for boosting high street vitality goes to 'New Windows on Willesden Green.'
Over the last two weeks AF Patrons and Supporters have enjoyed special private tours of Rain Room, and Lina Bo Bardi: Together, as part of our monthly VIP programme
The Architecture Foundation, The Finnish Institute and the London Wildlife Trust are happy to announce their collaboration to appoint an emerging Finnish architectural practice to design and deliver a permanent Floating Viewpoint structure for Camley Street Natural Park in London’s King’s Cross.
Due to popular demand Akihisa Hirata's first international solo exhibition Tangling will be extended for 2 weeks, until 1 December.
The AF is delighted to announce that Tom Dyckhoff, Peter Rees, and Vijay Thakur have this week joined its Board of Trustees.
Sign up to a special planting workshop at Gibbon’s Rent as part of the South Bank and Bankside Cultural Quarter Exchange Festival 2012.
Members' tickets for the AF's headline John Edwards Lecture 2012 are on sale now, get yours before they sell out, or sign up as a member to benefit!
Due to high volume of requests for an extension, applications for The AF Project Space Open Call will now be accepted through 16 October.
A publication documenting The Architecture Foundation's popularly and critically-acclaimed New Windows on Willesden Green project is now available for purchase from the AF online shop or free for new AF members. Sign up today and receive all the benefits of AF membership plus this inspiring new publication.
The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona have produced a documentary exploring the European model of the city and its public space, featuring an interview with contributors including Manuel de Solà-Morales, Richard Sennett and The AF's Director, Sarah Ichioka.
The AF is pleased to announce the completion of Wild Kingdon, a new playspace for Three Mills Green designed by We Made That with Free Play. This project was commissioned via an AF competition in 2011.
Architecture Foundation Director, Sarah Ichioka, will be awarded an RIBA Honorary Fellowship in February 2013.
UP Projects and The Architecture Foundation are delighted to announce the winner of the international competiton to design a new Floating Cinema for summer 2013.
With the London Design Festival 2012 in full swing there has never been a better time to visit SE1! Pop by The AF to pick up your free copies of the LDF and Icon Design Trail guides.
The AF is delighted to announce the full selection board for our international Project Space Open Call.
The AF is recruiting for a Curatorial Intern and a Development and Marketing Intern to join our busy central London office.
To mark the final days The AF's acclaimed installation Bureau Spectacular: Three Little Worlds, artist Rachel Pimm has taken up a final residence within the cartoonish metropolis, where she will host a public event this Thursday evening.
The first event in The AF's new series of Architecture + Art discussions is now available to watch online in full.
We are pleased to announce the winning teams of our collaborative Scarce Times: Alternative futures competition.
The Architecture Foundation is launching an open call for designers to bring a fresh approach to our quarterly printed Bulletin.
The Architecture Foundation is looking for a highly capable and organised Office Manager with excellent written and verbal communication skills, to oversee the smooth running of our headquarters in Southwark.
The AF is delighted to present images of the completed Bankside Bikeshed prototype by Studio Meda.
For the latest event in the Three Little Worlds programme, Jimenez Lai's Cartoonish Metropolis will host an exhibition of comic work by celebrated architectural commentator and cartoonist Klaus Toons, opening with drinks and a conversation between Klaus and Liam Young (Tomorrow's Thoughts Today) on the evening of Tuesday 24 July.
Following an enthusiastic and international response to the brief, The AF and UP Projects are delighted to announce the designers shortlisted for the Floating Cinema 2013 design competition.
Graphic designer Ken Kirton has produced a pocket sized Field Guide and associated Urban Actions map to assist visitors exploring King’s Cross as part of the London Festival of Architecture (6-8 July). Pick up your free copy this weekend.
Strelka Press, a radical publishing house for original writing on architecture, design and the city, launched at an exclusive party in The AF Skyroom last week.
The AF's celebrated series 'Architecture + Art' returns for Summer 2012 with 'If You Build It, Will They Come?'
With the LFA 2012 just a week away, we give you our top picks of what to see and do!
An international Open Call, issued by UP Projects and The Architecture Foundation, seeks architects and designers to design a new Floating Cinema.
Only three days left to observe the beautifully engaging models, film and text of the SHIFTS exhibition, on show in The AF Project Space until 9 June.
SHIFTS: Architecture After the 20th Century is now available to buy online, or at a special reduced exhibition price - in person from SHIFTS in the AF Project Space.
Eric Parry Architects, whose founder Eric Parry sits on The AF's Board of Trustees, received 'Fastest Growing Practice' at the AJ100 Awards Dinner.
The AF is delighted to announce that Nanne de Ru and Hans Ibelings will be joined by Christopher Choa (AECOM) and Alice Fung (00:/, Hub Westminster) for SHIFTS: How Did We Get Here, and What Comes Next? The conversation will be chaired by Peter Buchanan, and take place on Tuesday 22 May, 7pm. Book now to secure your place.
The AF is delighted to be partnering with SCIBE on a new open call for innovative proposal strategies to address conditions of scarcity in the built environment.
Only three days left to support Jimenez Lai's Kickstarter campaign in exchange for original artworksPosted: Friday 11 May 2012
Only three days left to support Jimenez Lai's Kickstarter campaign, and obtain original artworks by one of architecture's rising stars in exchange!
The AF's new exhibition 'SHIFTS: The Economic Crisis and its Consequences for Architecture' is now open until 9 June. Book now for its accompanying events programme, and visit us on the Southbank to explore the show.
Jimenez Lai has been awarded the 2012 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers. Help support Lai's summer exhibition at The AF, Bureau Spectacular: Hefner/Beuys House, and receive exclusive rewards from one of architecture's rising stars!
The winners of the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2012 have been announced following the convening of the international jury earlier this month.
The 5th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam is now open to the public
The 'Wild Kingdom', a new playspace commissioned through a competition organised by The AF has launched a series of Wild Play workshops that will run before, during and after construction.
Jimenez Lai need's your support to help fund his summer exhibition – Bureau Spectacular: Hefner/Beuys House, and in return offers exclusive rewards! Read more on what is on offer, and find out more about the forthcoming exhibition.
The AF is delighted to announce its new partnership with internationally renowned architecture practice Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, who will be sponsoring the next two years of its education programme, The Urban Pioneers.
New images released of the Coca-Cola Beatbox designed by Pernilla & Asif.
AF Trustee and Co-Founder / Director of Adams Kara Taylor (AKT II), Hanif Kara, has joined the new DCC London Design Review panel.
Beatrice Galilee to Chair '5th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam: Making City & Atelier Istanbul'Posted: Friday 9 March 2012
The AF is delighted to announce that Beatrice Galilee, Curator of the forthcoming 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale, will chair the event '5th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam: Making City & Atelier Istanbul', in our Project Space, 13 March, 7pm.
The AF is delighted to invite you to attend the opening of an exhibition showcasing the three shortlisted designs selected for the inmidtown Habitats competition, Tuesday 27 March, 6.30 – 9pm.
On a sunny March morning, AF Patrons, Benefactors and staff enjoyed a special preview of the Chobham Academy located in the London 2012 Olympic Park.
The Architecture Foundation is looking for an Exhibitions Coordinator, to assist in delivering its exciting programme of public exhibitions that experiment with representations of architecture.
The AF is delighted to announce the practices participating in a new exchange programme for talented emerging architects between the UK and Denmark.
The Architecture Foundation is delighted to announce that Dan Labbad, Eric Parry and Bettina von Hase have joined its Board of Trustees.
The Architecture Foundation is pleased to announce the second phase of its New Windows on Willesden Green project.
Registration deadline 19 January - don't miss the opportunity to enter the biennial prize, the only of its kind in Europe.
Head to Willesden Green this weekend, 17-18 December, for a special series of free festive public events.
Backed by popular demand the AF Christmas Fair has been transformed into the AF Christmas Shop giving customers an extended period to come and bag our bargains!
Trees have recently been planted around the Pullens Yard area in South London, as the Abundant Amelia Street scheme, won by Dallas Pierce Quintero through an AF-run competition, is implemented.
The New Windows on Willesden Green project was officially launched today with the window of the project’s Pilot Shop revealed.
A full audio recording of last Friday's collaborative event between the AF and the Aga Khan Award for Architecture at the V&A, is now available to listen to online. Featuring Farrokh Derakhshani, Farshid Moussavi, Mohsen Mostafavi and Alice Rawsthorn.
Just over two weeks remain to enter the open and international competition that calls on design teams to submit proposals for urban beehives, bird/bat-boxes and planters.
The Architecture Foundation together with its partners is calling for emerging designers, architects and other creative individuals to carry out shop front improvements for local clients in the Willesden area.
As Just the Flip Side of the Wall enters it's final week the exhibition will host two final events, offering those who haven't seen the show, or want to visit it again in a new context, the perfect opportunity.
Design duo Cooperative Designs are taking over the Project Space this weekend, with a 24hr shopping experience and graphic reaction to Post Works' exhibition.
Don't miss your chance to learn about the state of Australian Architecture today is a one-off lecture chaired by the Architectural Review's Rob Gregory.
Your generous support will ensure that the charity can continue to deliver innovative and far-reaching projects, and can also reduce the tax your estate pays.
The European Prize for Urban Public Space 2012 is now open for submissions.
Tickets for the AF's John Edwards Lecture 2011 are now on sale. Don't miss your chance to see Rem Koolhaas and Sir Nicholas Serota meet to discuss architecture, art and the creative city.
Autodesk's Young Architect of the Year 2011 shortlist announced at an exclusive party in the AF's Skyroom.
The Architecture Foundation is delighted to announce the practices taking part in the New Architects Exchange: Australia_UK.