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Collections spotlight talk: Architecture drawings

Join RIBA Learning with the authors of the recently published Architecture Drawing Book, curators Susan Pugh and Fiona Orsini, and Chief Curator of Drawings and Archives Charles Hind for this online talk

Join RIBA Learning for an online talk with the authors of the recently published, Architecture Drawing Book: RIBA Collections.

Discover a treasure trove of architectural drawings from the 16th century to the present day, exploring how and why drawings are created. The talk will feature selected drawings from the RIBA’s extensive drawings collection and we will conclude with time for questions.


  • Susan Pugh, RIBA Curator
  • Fiona Orsini, RIBA Curator, Drawing & Archives
  • Charles Hind, RIBA Chief Curator of Drawings & Archives

About the book

The Architecture Drawing Book includes 200 full-colour reproductions, from back-of-envelope concept sketches to painstaking pen-and-ink perspectives, exploded axonometrics and born-digital drawings.

The Architecture Drawing Book: RIBA Collections is now available to purchase from RIBA Books.

This event is free for RIBA Members and non-members. Registration is essential, and a link to the online event will be sent to attendees nearer to the event.