The LSA @ Arper, 11 Clerkenwell Rd, EC1M 5PA
The London School of Architectre vision is that people living in cities experience more fulfilled and more sustainable lives. The school educates future leaders to design innovations that contribute to this change, and their vision is that people living in cities experience more fulfilled and more sustainable lives. LSA educates future leaders to design innovations that contribute to this change.
Arper is an Italian design-led company that creates chairs, tables, and furnishings for community, work and home. Founded in 1989, in North-East Italy, the company has grown rapidly from a furniture manufacturing business to an international design presence. Arper is guided by an integrative, human-centred approach, with a vision to explore design to improve the relationships between people and the spaces in which they live.
The RCA @ Bisley, 32 Dallington St, EC1V 0BB
Architecture at the Royal College of Art sets out to inspire design innovation. The programme expands the possibilities of architecture and its agency in the world by encouraging a speculative, independent and critical ethos among its students. The MA Interior Design programme explores emergent ideas and issues in the design of the interior.
Ever since launching the iconic MultiDrawer in 1958, Bisley has pioneered innovative storage that meets the challenges of the time and stays relevant, decade after decade. This means that when it comes to creating working environments, Bisley is the name people in over 50 countries turn to for quality they can trust. Bisley products maximise workspaces by providing intelligent, and often bespoke, storage solutions which create organised environments.
Westminster @ Milliken, 5 Berry St, EC1V 0AA
The University of Westminster is one of the UK’s leading centres for the study of Architecture and the Built Environment inspiring more than 2,000 students at its teaching base at Marylebone, in central London.The Faculty aims to explore the core subject areas that address the future shape of our cities and encourage the dynamic thinking that makes our courses the envy of others.
Milliken is a leading designer and manufacturer of floor coverings as functional and sustainable as they are inspiring and original; designed and made in the UK. Milliken offers a full range of floor coverings from carpet tiles and luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) through to entrance flooring solutions. Milliken has a rich history of delivering dynamic carpet and luxury vinyl tile collections from its award-winning design studios and manufacturing facilities in Wigan, UK.
Greenwich @ Solus, 80 Clerkenwell Rd, EC1M 5RJ
The Department of Architecture & Landscape at Greenwich University is a positive and creative environment that is multi- and inter-disciplinary by nature; this puts us in a unique position to equip students to address global environmental and technological challenges and bring to the fore cutting-edge approaches to architecture and landscape, conceived within the context of an efficient and ethical use of resources.
Solus Ceramics is an established porcelain, ceramic, glass, metal, anti slip, eco and natural stone tile supplier, offering a huge range of over 60,000 products, directly sourced from manufacturing partners across Europe. Tapping into strong manufacturer relationships and the company’s wealth of experience, Solus Ceramics consistently remain at the forefront of the latest developments and trends within the tiling industry.
Not only will Blueprint for the Future be a place that brings the best graduating students together in one place — it is also a forum for conversation and debate around the future of architectural education and practice, providing an opportunity for educators and practitioners to come together and discuss the biggest challenges and changes facing both sectors.
SEMINAR ONE: THE FUTURE OF ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION
17 July, 19.00–21.00
Arper, 11 Clerkenwell Rd, EC1M 5PA
Our first seminar will explore how architectural education needs to evolve to respond to the challenges and changes of today. What should, and could, an architecture school of the future look like? Click the Register button to book a place at the seminar.
SEMINAR TWO: THE FUTURE OF ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE
18 July, 19.00–21.00
Jestico+Whiles, 65 Goswell Rd, London EC1V 7EN
The second seminar will tackle the future of architectural practice, debating what shifts and changes are required in the industry in light of current challenges and opportunities, as well as the changing social, technological and political climate. Click the Register button to book a place at the seminar.
Ben Marston, director, Jestico + Whiles
Chloe Phelps, director, Common Ground Architecture
Christophe Egret, founding director, Studio Egret West
Elsie Owusu, principal, Elsie Owusu Architects
Jon Lopez, director, OMMX Architects
Sunand Prasad, senior partner, Penoyre & Prasad Architects
Dele Adeyemo (chair)
For more information, please head to our dedicated website, www.blueprint-future.com.