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Contemporary Rooms

​​The contemporary rooms

Unwin Room

This is a fine, light room with a large open boardroom table, able to seat up to 22 people. The double aspect windows overlook the terraces below and offer a close-up view of the BT Tower.

To hire the Unwin Room, please contact the Venues team. You can email venues@riba.org or phone 020 7307 3888.

Room Specifications

  • Dimensions 7.6 x 5.4 x 2.9 (Length x Width x Height)
Boardroom U-Shape Theatre Cabaret Reception
22 18 30 16 N/A
  • Natural daylight
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout
  • In-house AV package available
  • In-house catering service

Martin Room

The Martin Room on the 5th floor is a bright, day-lit room for meetings, presentations, board meetings and breakout space. The Martin Room can also be used as a reception area for the opposite Lasdun Room.

To hire the Martin Room, please contact the Venues team. You can email venues@riba.org or phone 020 7307 3888.

Room specifications

  • Dimensions 6.5 x 4.2 x 2.9 (Length x Width x Height)
Boardroom U-Shape Theatre Cabaret Reception
16 N/A 30 16 N/A
  • Natural daylight
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout
  • In-house AV packages available
  • In-house catering service

Alexander Harvey

The Alexander Harvey Room is a bright, day-lit room for meetings of up to 18 people, seated boardroom style. High windows along one side of the room ensure a light, airy atmosphere.

To hire the Alexander Harvey Room, please contact the Venues team. You can email venues@riba.org or phone 020 7307 3888.

Room specifications

Boardroom U-Shape Theatre Cabaret Reception
18 N/A 35 24 N/A
  • Natural daylight
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout
  • In-house AV packages available
  • In-house catering service

Lasdun Room

The Lasdun Room is ideal for seminars, press events, presentations and team meetings. Windows run all the way down one side of the room, offering plenty of daylight and views on to the terraces below.

This particular room can be booked in conjunction with other fifth floor rooms, which can be used as a breakout or refreshment area.

To hire the Lasdun Room, please contact the Venues team. You can email venues@riba.org or phone 020 7307 3888.

Room specifications

  • Dimensions 13.4 x 5.2 x 2.9 (Length x Width x Height)
Boardroom U-Shape Theatre Cabaret Reception
30 30 60 48 70
  • Natural daylight
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout
  • In-house AV packages available
  • In-house catering service


The Nash Rooms

These newly refurnished meeting rooms which are brightly decorated which can accommodate up to six people around a small boardroom table. All naturally lit, they can be used either individually for interviews and meetings or as breakout rooms for groups.

To hire the Nash Rooms, please contact the Venues team. You can email venues@riba.org or phone 020 7307 3888.

Room specifications

  • Dimensions 4.3 x 3.2 x 2.9 (Length x Width x Height)
Boardroom U-Shape Theatre Cabaret Reception
6 N/A N/A N/A N/A
  • Natural daylight
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout
  • In-house AV packages available
  • In-house catering service

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