Bloomberg’s European HQ on Wednesday 21 February 2018

American Friends are invited to join us for a visit to Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in London. The building is a true exemplar of sustainable development and features a unique natural ventilation system and an innovative energy-saving ceiling as well as a subterranean Roman Temple beneath the building. Art plays a central role in the project,…

Patrons Christmas Party on Monday 4 December 2017

This Christmas, Ben Derbyshire (RIBA President) invites American Friends and Patrons to the Patrons of Architecture Christmas Party on Monday 4 December 2017 in the British Architectural Library at RIBA. We will celebrate with a drinks reception, uncovering the stories behind the Building Modern Britain project. A special display of rare and unseen items from our…

East Sussex Day Trip on 9 November 2017

American Friends and Patrons are invited to join this day trip to the English Coast, where we will visit two fine examples of the work of the architect Serge Chermayeff and a national treasure, the Hasting Pier that has been brought back to life by dRMM Architects (and which has been the recipient of this…

Exhibition Preview of Pablo Bronstein: Conservatism, or The Long Reign of Pseudo Georgian Architecture on Wednesday 20 September 2017

Britain’s most desirable house is firmly Georgian in style – according to successive polls, fevered property prices and enduring stylistic influences over time. Indeed, ‘Georgian’ architecture has been in fashion almost continually over the last 300 years. But just what is it that makes yesterday’s architecture so different, so appealing? RIBA’s third commission, Pablo Bronstein:…