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 2013 initiatives will include:
Accelerate into Univeristy!: March 2013 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: 15–19 April 2013
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: 17-19 May 2013
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 21 & 22 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.
‘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
2 November 2012
Launch of the Andover Estate Neighbourhood Plan
1 November 2012
Open-City special Architecture on the Thames boat tour
29 October 2012
Open-City announces date for Green Sky Thinking 2013
11 October 2012
Open-City Director speaks at Women in Sustainable Construction and Property event