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The world’s biggest annual architecture festival
in the world’s capital city for architecture.
1st - 30th June 2021
The London Festival of Architecture is the world’s largest annual architecture festival, with a mission to uncover and promote new talent. With an amazing programme of events and activities taking place right across London every June, we welcome everyone into the conversation around architecture and our city. We work year-round to help new individuals and organisations feel empowered to stage their own festival events.
Mon 27 Sep : 11:07
Last week the NLA revealed the New London Awards 2021 shortlist. We have a special connection with the People’s Choice Award. Every year the festival community is invited to vote for their favourite project from the Awards shortlist. Take a look at the shortlisted projects and vote for the winner of People’s Choice Awards. Deadline 1 November 2021. Follow this link to cast your vote.
Tue 07 Sep : 9:24
Have you checked out the Architecture Diary?
Autumn is traditionally a busy time for architecture events. Make sure you don’t miss out on what’s on! Whether you’re looking for online or physical events, check out the Architecture Diary for complete listings of all the latest architecture events and activities. You’ll find events from dozens of organisations, taking place in London and a growing list of world cities.
Fri 06 Aug : 11:45
HELP CHOOSE THE LFA 2022 THEME
In 2021, we opened up the process of proposing a theme for the festival. Following the success of the open call, for 2022 we’re opening the call again!
Now’s your chance to suggest your theme idea for LFA 2022, head here to find out how.
An algae factory, a nest-like timber mound and giant slices of a decommissioned wind turbine blade form a series of new ‘green interventions’ unveiled today on London’s Exhibition Road. Head here to see see the installations!
Wed 21 Jul : 10:11
OPEN CALL: PRIDE POP UP
The LFA and Architecture LGBT+ have launched a design competition for a ‘Pride Pop Up’ in the gardens of St Anne’s Church in Soho, to coincide with Pride in London in September. Click here to find out how you can enter.
Tue 20 Jul : 10:08
Our Sitting Pretty benches have found their new homes!
Take a look here to see a glimpse of the benches in their new homes.
Mon 12 Jul : 10:28
30 Objects in 30 Days was our series in this year’s festival where we asked 30 leading figures to pick one object which they felt best represented this year’s festival theme of ‘care’ and architecture, and produce a short video explaining their choice. We released one video each day during the festival. You can now see the full series here.
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How has it taken a global pandemic to help us take stock of what we care most about? At a time when technology is both connecting us and dividing us, perhaps the pandemic is showing us that we need to find ways to reconnect with each other, to build care and empathy. Find out more about our theme and how you can get involved.