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Elissavet Manou, Not Set in Stone, 2021
Welcome to one of the world’s most extraordinary architectural exhibitions. The Bartlett’s annual summer show shares the creative, radical and thoughtful work of our students with a global audience. Online as in person, the diversity of projects and resonance of thematic concerns exhibited allows our audience to explore what is meant by ‘architecture’ and what it could be.
This year, over 800 students exhibit their projects within our virtual exhibition environment, exploring themes including kindness, community, inclusion, gender and the environment. Visitors can browse ambitious speculative proposals, which reimagine the future form and function of architecture, designing housing, schools, libraries, museums, commercial and industrial spaces, spaces for worship, gathering, community and reflection.
Developed in response to the pandemic in 2020, our award-winning digital platform allows each project to be shared in detail with a global audience, whilst still allowing the visitor to browse spatially, exploring 39 spaces or rooms, each assigned to a teaching group or programme. This year, we are launching project tags, grouping projects thematically, and allowing visitors to view projects related to a given theme of interest, such as resilience, computation, participation or wellbeing.
Architecture BSc (ARB/RIBA Part 1)
Programme Directors: Ana Monrabal-Cook and Luke Pearson
Architectural & Interdisciplinary Studies BSc
Programme Director: Elizabeth Dow
Engineering & Architectural Design MEng
Programme Director: Luke Olsen
Architecture MSci (ARB Part 1 & 2)
Programme Director: Sara Shafiei
Architecture MArch (ARB/RIBA Part 2)
Programme Directors: Julia Backhaus and Marjan Colletti
Find out more about our range of programmes and how to apply to study with us on our website.
As you browse the work, you will see prizewinning students highlighted for their exceptional projects.
Our prizes celebrate many categories, from drawing, to history and theory, technology and environmental design. Distinctions and First-Class Honours awards are also indicated.
View all the prizewinning work here.
You can also browse The Bartlett Summer Show 2021 book, which accompanies the show. As well as showcasing design projects, the book includes excerpts from history and theory essays and theses.
The Summer Show 2021 book
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