In 2016, Ben Derbyshire was elected as president of the RIBA on a platform of change. This vision of the RIBA future – or FutuRIBA – is where the conversation starts.
Ben will be documenting his events, thoughts and conversations with architects across the UK on this very page and encouraging people to join the debate.
Find out more by checking out the latest posts below.
Alan Baxter – Tuesday April 11th
An interdisciplinary perspective from a very diverse range of professional stand point at a very well attended event in Alan Baxter Associates Gallery.
Continue reading “FutuRIBA roadshow day 7: Training, research and development”
BDP, Sheffield – Thursday April 6th
A well attended and diverse group hosted by BDP in Sheffield. The emphasis was on an appropriate devolution of focus and resources from national to local level.
Continue reading “FutuRIBA roadshow day 6: Local branding, education and resource”
Barbara Weiss, London –Thursday March 30th
Our fifth event saw an intimate gathering of architects in a small London practice, here are some of the opinions and suggestions that were shared:
Continue reading “FutuRIBA roadshow day 5: Collaboration, outreach and diversity”
Glenn Howells Architects, Birmingham – Wednesday February 15th
The team at Glenn Howells were good enough to host the fourth instalment of the FutuRIBA roadshow on 15 February.
We asked how to improve the health of our profession, and colleagues from across Birmingham were vocal in support of change.
Continue reading “FutuRIBA roadshow day 4: Relevance, accountability and decentralisation”
Allies and Morrison LLP, London –Thursday January 26th
We returned to London on 26 January for the third stage of our FutuRIBA roadshow – in which we meet architects around the country and get their input in shaping the future of the RIBA.
I am grateful to the team at Allies and Morrison for hosting the event, and to colleagues from across the capital for taking part and sharing their views.
Continue reading “FutuRIBA roadshow day 3: Protection, modernisation and openness”
Weston Williamson Architects, London – Wednesday December 7th
The latest stage of our FutuRIBA tour took me to the heart of London and Weston Williamson Architects, where I was able to meet a range of practices and architects – to try and get to the heart of some of their most pressing concerns.
It was an incredibly honest and open conversation, exactly the kind of thing we need. Here are a few of the comments and ideas that came out of the session.
Continue reading “FutuRIBA roadshow day 2: Honesty, disengagement and future growth”