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Talks and lectures

Global Architecture Exchanges

Join us for the Global Architecture Exchanges, an online series of talks brought to you by the RIBA and other professional institutes of architects across the world.

Join us for the Global Architecture Exchanges, an online series of talks brought to you by the RIBA and other professional institutes of architects from across the world*.

Through an online series of fast-paced presentations, we will be exploring three topics delivered through four sessions between October and December. Find out how challenges are dealt with in different parts of the world.

The topics that will be explored:

Topic 1, sessions 1 and 2: Circular architecture (retrofit): how do other countries respond?

  • 27 October 7am GMT

Register for Topic 1: Session 1

Includes speakers from the UK, Ireland, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand

  • 28 October 4pm GMT

Register for Topic 1: Session 2

Includes speakers from the UK, Ireland, USA, Brazil

Save the dates for Topic 2 and 3:

  • Topic 2: The relationships between Architecture and Culture – perspective from across the Globe – 17 November
  • Topic 3: How will design cater for the forgotten generation (the elderly) post-COVID – 10 December

See the programme for topic 1

All events will be recorded and recordings will be available at a later date.

*These events are jointly hosted by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the American Institute of Architects, the Australian Institute of Architects, the Architectural Society of China, the Council of Architecture and Urbanism in Brazil, the Japan Institute of Architects, the Korean Institute of Architects, the New Zealand Institute of Architects, and the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland.