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Organise an event

The London Festival of Architecture is Europe's biggest (and best!) annual architecture event, and we want as many people and organisations as possible to get involved and celebrate the brilliance of London and its architecture.

In 2018 we are exploring the theme ‘identity' when the festival returns to the capital on 1-30 June. Architecture plays a fundamental role in shaping the identity of London, and how people connect and identify with their neighbourhood or the city as a whole. It binds diverse groups of people together – whether a community or an architecture practice – and is something that is constantly shifting, particularly in the context of Brexit and how that might affect the diversity of architectural practice in London or the city as a whole. While identity is usually something that builds in a place over time – sometimes it can be ‘invented': is this just cynical marketing by developers or a pragmatic response to the rapid pace of change in London? It's a terrific theme that can be interpreted so many different ways – and that's exactly what we're looking for!

The London Festival of Architecture is open for everyone to get involved. It doesn't matter whether you have a professional interest in architecture or not: London's architecture is there for everyone and so is the London Festival of Architecture.

We will be publishing the LFA2018 call for entries in November. In the meantime if you would like to get involved in the London Festival of Architecture please register your interest here to keep in touch:

Register interest

Any proposals for events that align with our ‘identity’ theme can become part of the London Festival of Architecture 2018 core programme, which will be curated by the festival’s Programme Panel in early 2018. Other events that have a looser connection with the theme but are still of interest can be considered for the London Festival of Architecture Fringe. Once proposals have been accepted for the 2018 festival, it’s up to organisers to take their suggestions forward, with support and assistance from the LFA team.

More ways to showcase

Open Studios

LFA Open Studios is a perennially popular element of the programme, with architects all over London throwing their doors open to the public for everything from exhibitions and talks, to family workshops and design advice surgeries.

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Trade Partners

LFA Trade Partners offers opportunities for commercial organisations to work alongside the LFA to raise their profile and develop shared programming.

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Register for 2018