Critical Juncture : architectural critics at the crossroads

To coincide with the award of this year’s RIBA Gold Medal to Joseph Rykwert, the V&A will host a symposium of leading architectural critics to consider the state of their art on Saturday, 22 February. For more details:

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John Bancroft Memorial Grant - £250 for Publications

DOCOMOMO-UK is inviting applications for the John Bancroft Memorial Grant. Bancroft was a leading modern architect best remembered for his school designs for the GLC, and notably for Pimlico School. This grant of £250 is offered to assist early career scholars or full-time graduate students with costs related to publication of their original research in […]

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Iconic Houses Symposium, 12 November at the V&A

The first European Symposium of the Iconic Houses Network organised with the Finnish Institute will examine five case studies including the Melnikov House in Moscow, the Gropius House in Dessau, the Villa Tugendhat, the Schindler House and Fallingwater. For more information: For booking:

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Fry and Drew relaxing in North Wales.
Photo courtesy of John Morrison

‘The Influence of Fry and Drew’, Conference at Liverpool School of Architecture, 10-11 October

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: PROFESSOR HILDE HEYNEN, DR ELIZABETH DARLING, DR JIAT-HWEE CHANG For over fifty years, E. Maxwell Fry (1899–1987) and Jane B. Drew (1911–96) were integral members of the English architectural avant-garde. The Fry and Drew partnership – in its various incarnations – was a magnet for architects and architectural students from all over […]

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‘A Risky Business - practical solutions for rescuing heritage assets’, IHBC Conference, 2 October

The subject of this year’s conference organised by the London Branch of the IHBC is, ‘A Risky Business - practical solutions for rescuing heritage assets’, and takes place on the 2nd October at the Royal College of Physicians. The conference will offer guidance on innovative practice covering the legislative powers and availability of funding with […]

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