Programme

IN BRIEF 7pm, 7th February – Registration and Drinks at Amin Taha and Groupworks Day 1: 8th February – Debates at AHMM: Toxic Opinion or Critical Judgement Demolish or Preserve What’s Ethical about Environmentalism?  AI: Pros & Cons Housing? What Housing? BDP debate: Global Futures! Day 2: 9th February – Design day at Heatherwick Studios: Design, Representation and Model-making Pin-up, presentations, and...

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Conditions
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Conditions

The Future Cities Project, its sponsors and/or partners (known as “the organisers”) are not responsible for illegible, lost, delayed or misdirected mail (postal or electronic), errors in faxes or shipments, busy phone signals, or incomplete entries. Similarly, the organisers are not responsible for distorted, slow-running or missing footage on the website or for buffering problems, mislabelling, sub-editing errors or similar problems...

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Judging panel

The following jurors will vet entry submissions. Speakers lists to follow: Shelagh McNerney, Manchester City Council; Professor Xing Ruan, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China; Paul R Tang, principal, Paul Tang Architects, California; Lee Mallett, director, Urbik; Paul Finch, director, World Architecture Festival; Paul Hyett, director, VickeryHyett & past-president of the Royal Institute of British Architects; Azhar Azhar,...

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How to submit your entry?
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How to submit your entry?

URGENT: To win a place at the Spring Architecture & Design School you need to submit a 2-minute (maximum) video of architectural critique that addresses one of the following provocations: Should we build on the Greenbelt? or Whatever happened to the Space Age? or We need fewer architects; more builders.   What we are looking for: Videos must present a cogent, critical, persuasive argument­ on one of those topics; whatever side...

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Who should attend & why?
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Who should attend & why?

Critical Subjects is a unique opportunity for 35 or so of the keenest critical & creative students to engage in a series of intellectual architectural design challenges facilitated by leading names in the field. To qualify to attend the Critical Subjects: Spring Architecture & Design School you should be an undergrad, post-graduate or recently qualified in architecture, in design, or in similar related creative subject. The...

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About the Spring Architecture School

Competition submissions required for entry. See – How To Enter The Future Cities Project hosts Critical Subjects: Spring Architecture & Design School on 8 – 9 February 2024. This experimental event will take place at the offices of AHMM and Heatherwick Studios, London. Other venues include Groupwork and BDP. Critical Subjects is a unique opportunity for some of the keenest young creatives to engage in a series of...

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Entry Competition page

Deadline for submissions 6th November 2023   Welcome to this FREE 2-day Spring Architecture School 2024 Spaces are limited. If you are keen, critical, and ambitious to learn, then this event is for you. Your entry will be assessed by a renowned jury who will choose the participants. The panel includes:     – Paul Finch, director, World Architecture Festival   – Will Hunter, senior researcher, MIT; founder, LSA   –...

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