Open House London

Open House London 21 & 22 September 2019

Open House London is the world’s largest architecture festival, giving free public access to 800+ buildings, walks, talks and tours over one weekend in September each year.

This year we have partnered with a variety of companies to explore our theme of social, read more about social infrastructure, social communities, social housing and social media via our journal. 

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More information?

Visit our Open House website for more information on the programme of 800+ buildings, walks, talks and tours and how to get involved. 

Good architecture has a huge role to play in altering our mood. When we call a chair or an office beautiful, really what we’re saying is that we like the way of life it’s suggesting to us. [Open House London], in a modest but determined way, helps to change the debate about what sort of buildings we want to live, work and learn in.

Alain de Botton

One of my favourite events of the year, Open House offers  the unparalleled opportunity to step inside the capital’s most interesting buildings. The vast selection of buildings on offer span from the intimate to the paramount. This is a first class education in architecture, and it’s free.

Christine Murray,,

Editor Architects Journal

Open City has drawn attention to the wealth of architectural gems that London has to offer, from vast historic landmarks to smaller private homes.

Norman Foster,

Foster + Partners