The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL will present innovative designs in its annual student showcase The Bartlett Summer Show from 21 – 29 June.
The annual celebration of student work is one of the world’s biggest architecture degree shows. Over 500 students will present an incredible range of inventive, creative and visual work, from models and drawings, to films, multimedia installations and computer fabrications.
“The Bartlett Summer Show 2013”
06/21–06/29 / Slade Galleries
University College London
London WC1E 6BT
This year’s show will be opened on Friday 21 June by renowned French architect, Claude Parent, long-time collaborator of Paul Virilio and previous recipient of the Grand Prix national de l’architecture – France’s highest architecture award. Parent will select the prestigious Show Opener’s Prize, announcing the winner on the opening night. Following this, the exhibit is free and open to the public from Saturday 22 June to Saturday 29 June.
Last year’s exhibition was described as “a wonderland of architectural inventions” by BD Online, and “a beautiful collection” by Architects’ Journal, who also commented on one student’s work as “extraordinary.” This year’s event is part of The London Festival of Architecture 2013.
Known for its creative and radical ethos, The Bartlett School of Architecture has consistently been voted the UK’s leading architecture school by The Guardian and Architects’ Journal. Notable staff and alumni include Sir Peter Cook, Reyner Banham, Sir Richard MacCormac CBE, Farshid Moussavi, Tom Dyckhoff and Bompass and Parr amongst many others.
The Bartlett Summer Show 2013
Friday 21 June:
Opening night & party 18.00 – 01.00
Official show opening by Claude Parent 19.00
Main Quadrangle and Slade Galleries of UCL Gower St, London WC1E 6BT
Exhibition open to the public:
Saturday 22 June – Saturday 29 June
Saturday 22 June 10.00 – 20.30
Sunday 23 June 10.00 – 17.30
Monday 24 June 10.00 – 17.30
Tuesday 25 June 10.00 – 17.00
Wednesday 26 June 10.00 – 17.00
Thursday 27 June 10.00 – 17.00
Friday 28 June 10.00 – 20.30
Saturday 29 June 10.00 – 17.30
Programmes exhibiting at The Bartlett Summer Show 2013:
BSc Architecture (PART 1 ARB/RIBA): Year 1 and Units 0 – 9
BSc Architectural Studies
MArch Architecture (PART 2 ARB/RIBA: Units 10 – 24
About The Bartlett School of Architecture
The Bartlett School of Architecture, part of the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, is UCL’s world-leading centre for education and research in architecture. Located in the heart of London, the School is at the forefront of international research and teaching, encompassing interdisciplinary collaboration and methodologies. Bartlett students are amongst the most sought after in the UK and Europe for their outstanding creativity and skills.
About Claude Parent
Born in 1923 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, Claude Parent is one of the most influential figures in 20th century French architecture. In 1963 he began collaborating with the architect Paul Virilio, forming the Architecture Principe group – which began the careers of Francois Seigneur and Jean Nouvel.