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Events and opportunities for RIBA Future Architects

Our list of upcoming events and opportunities for architecture students and early career professionals.

09 June 2021


RIBA at London Festival of Architecture, 2 - 28 June 2021

In June we are hosting a range of exciting events, both online and in person, that respond to this year's London Festival or Architecture's theme of care; caring for one another, our planet and the industry.

Architecture Anew: Architects Beyond Architecture, 15 June 2021, 5 to 6:30pm (BST)

RIBA Student Members: £4

From mapping terrains and communities, to developing revolutionary apps, creating documentary films, and undertaking radical fieldwork, architects are increasingly utilising their varied skillsets to develop humanitarian projects. Join us for the fourth talk in our Architecture Anew series, as we focus on architects working beyond the traditional boundaries of the discipline to develop socially motivated projects.

RIBA Studio Webinars, 17 June 2021, 5:30 to 7pm (BST)

Free and open to all

Are you looking for a more flexible route into the profession? RIBA Studio allows you to work full time in practice, retain your salary and gain your RIBA Part 1 or Part 2. Delivered under a unique partnership with Oxford Brookes University, you can join us to find out more about this unique route to qualification at our next webinar.

RSAW Summer School, 18 June 2021, 9:30 to 3:35pm (BST)

RIBA Student Members: £30

Join us for this year's RSAW Summer School, a one-day virtual conference that can contribute to your CPD requirements. We will explore reimagining architectural design with the help of inspirational practitioners aRMM Architects and Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, discover how their work can enhance communities and reconnect with nature, and take a closer look at the practical steps a practice can take to achieve the RIBA 2030 Climate Challenge

On Demand Events

VIDEO: Graduating from your Part 2?

What's your next step after graduation? What does the RIBA do to support you as you continue your journey to qualification? RIBA Future Architects presents what the RIBA offers you as you graduate, with handy tips and useful opportunities as you move forward to your Part 3.

VIDEO: Social Value in Architecture Series

Did you miss the chance to attend RIBA London's Social Value and Architecture events earlier this year? You can now catch up with our video series touching on themes such as homelessness, new ways of living, inclusive design, and reclaiming our spaces.

VIDEO: Prep for Practice - Behind the Scenes in Practice

Catch up with the recording of the recent RIBA Future Architects Prep for Practice event and go behind the scenes in practice, follow along on a virtual site visit and meet a design team in the studio.


Write for :scale blog - Open call for submissions

Ongoing opportunity

Architectural community and blog :scale are inviting submissions of writing or content that can help fellow architecture students, and encourage their readers to think "out of scale."

Contribute to ARCHLOGBOOK - Open call for submissions

Ongoing opportunity

Have a topic you like to write about for the archi-community? Do you have a resource that you would like to share? ARCHLOGBOOK is a platform for young architects to share and document ideas, projects, workflows, resources and events relating to the design and practice of architecture. They are looking to work with content creators/writers to feature blog posts and to collaborate with architectural firms, organisations and product companies.

RIBA Research Fund - Open for applications

Deadline: 23 July 2021

The RIBA Research Fund awards annual grants to individuals conducting independent architectural research at any stage of their careers in practice or academia, with the aim to support critical investigation into a wide range of subject matters relevant to the advancement of architecture in the UK.

RIBA President's Awards for Research 2021 - Call for papers

Deadline: 5 July 2021

The RIBA President's Awards for Research celebrate the best research in the fields of architecture and the built environment. This year's theme is 'Education' and we welcome all individual and collaborative projects from students and professionals across the industry.

Submit your projects to RIBA Future Architects - Open for submissions

Ongoing opportunity

Do you have a project you would like to share with the RIBA Future Architects community on the @RIBAEducation Instagram? An article you would like us to host on our online hub? Whatever your idea, we can work with you to make it a feature.

Wren Insurance Association Scholarships - Open for applications

Deadline: 18 June 2021

£6,000 of support is available for RIBA Student Members at Part 2, plus the opportunity to be mentored by an architect member of the Wren.

Architecture Awards at the British School at Rome - Open for submissions

The British School at Rome is currently accepting applications for two residencies in 2021-22, the Giles Worsley Rome Fellowship and the Scholars' Prize in Architecture.

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RIBA Future Architects is our community for future and emerging architects, designed to support, inspire and provide a voice as you transition from study to practice. View our resources.

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