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RIBA Building Contemporary China: exhibition launch ceremony and Future Architects networking event

Join us to celebrate contemporary Chinese architecture and network with representatives of leading practices from China as part of the Building Contemporary China exhibition.

Join us to celebrate contemporary Chinese architecture and network with representatives of leading practices from China.  

For this event, RIBA is hosting a delegation of leading Chinese architects in the UK to mark the launch of the exhibition of their work.

Building Contemporary Chinaexhibition

Practice Space, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD 

29 September to 29 October   2023

The exhibition and UK mission is the next phase of the RIBA China Architect 100 campaign launched in 2020 to showcase the talent of Chinese architecture, promote contemporary Chinese architecture and foster connections between the UK and China professions.

Find out more information about the RIBA China Architects: Building Contemporary China exhibition.

Future Architects networking event

Join us for a unique networking opportunity aimed at connecting and supporting RIBA Future Architects. This lunch time event is open to all architecture students interested in Chinese architecture. 

The speaker lineup features Rehana Mughal, Director of Creative Economy at the British Council, and Timmy Yip, Oscar-winning Art Director and Visual Artist.

1.30 pm to 3.30 pm  

Location: Florence Hall - RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London  

Future Architects networking event educational partner: London Culture Salon

Exhibition launch ceremony  

Join Professor Li Hua, Professor and Deputy Director, Institute of Architectural History and Theory, School of Architecture at Southeast University, the curator of the RIBA China Architects exhibition, and Sevra Davis, Director of Architecture Design and Fashion at the British Council, as they delve into the exhibition's themes, providing valuable insights into the world of Chinese architecture. 

Exhibitors will present their work and projects, sharing their innovative responses to contemporary challenges in China's building practice.  

4pm to 6pm  

Location: Jarvis Hall  - RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London  

Immerse yourself in the world of contemporary Chinese architecture and connect with industry-leading professionals.  

Official exhibition designer sponsor: HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates 

Exhibition screen sponsor: Hisense