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Spring Architecture & Design School

Think critically, design differently

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

  – Simon Allford, PRIBA, founder AHMM

  – Alex Lifschutz, director, Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands

  – Patrik Schumacher, director, Zaha Hadid Architects

  – Glenn Howells, partner, Howells



You will arrive on Wednesday 7 February for an evening get-together and registration. Accommodation and light breakfast will be provided until Saturday morning.

On 8 February, we will attend a day of debates at AHMM followed by an evening discussion.

On 9 February, we will be at the new Heatherwick Studio offices for a day of design and making.

We believe that you will learn a lot… and hopefully enjoy yourselves in the processs.