Open-City's 2014 Calendar of events

For 2013 we will be enhancing and developing our existing initiatives, but also creating a number of new ones. We hope that 2013 is also a year for experimentation and innovation with our many partners and supporters, providing a platform for continuing success into the future.

Our 2014 initiatives will include:

Accelerate into Univeristy!: Jan 2014 onwards
A mentor access programme for school children aged 15 to 17 from hard to reach backgrounds. With partners Make and UCL/The Bartlett, it will provide mentoring and skills for those who wish to pursue built environment careers.

Green Sky Thinking: 28 April-2 May
Mapping the capital’s sustainable communities through on-site talks, tours, workshops and other activities providing an accessible platform for understanding how a sustainable city could evolve
and what lessons are being learned

Archikids Festival: 26-27 July
First ever architecture festival for children only, taking place in the City of London’s Square Mile as part of our child-friendly city initiative

Open House London 20 & 21 September
The capital’s greatest architectural showcase and the only truly citywide celebration of the buildings, places and neighbourhoods where we live and work.

Year-round London Architecture Tours
Discover London with Open-City London Architecture Tours, exploring the architecture, design and urban context of London. Tours include:
- Architecture on the Thames
- Architecture on your Bike
- Dogs for Architecture!
- Walking tours
- An Evening With...
- Photography Tours

‘OPEN-CITY, OPEN MINDS’ & ‘CAKES , WINE & ARCHITECTURE’ - year-round
Debates throughout the year provoking discussion around the value of urban architecture and public space. Supporters include the British Council, Hassell and The Photographers’ Gallery

 

Open-City News


24 September 2013
Success of Open House London on BBC News
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23 September 2013
Open House London a great success
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18 August 2013
Open Debate: Is London Building a Sterile City?
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15 August 2013
Success for Accelerate into Architecture students
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15 August 2013
Open House London Buildings Announced
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19 July 2013
Join the Open Debate and fill in the Poll
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7 March 2013
Competition Launched for Archikids Festival
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4 March 2013
Green Sky Thinking Week Programme launched
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19 Feb 2013

Open-City at Ecobuild 2013
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