FANN19

FANN17 & iWitness24 Photography Competition

We are again holding a photography competition in the lead up to the FANN17 celebrations in partnership with Archant’s iWitness24. Norfolk, like all places is made up of many layers of memories and this is translated into our built environment. Memories play a significant role in how we engage and interact with our towns &…

29/09: Design and Craftsmanship Awards

Norfolk Association of Architects’ annual awards, in association with National Federation of Builders, celebrates outstanding achievements of local architects, contractors and consultants. Visit www.designandcraftsmanshipawards.org.uk to find out more. Event info: Date / time: 29 September / 18:00 – 23:00 Venue: The King’s Conference Centre, 75 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PH

03/10 – 13/10: FANN17 Norfolk Architects’ Exhibition

Traditionally held at the beginning of the festival, the FANN17 Exhibition showcases the high quality of work produced by Norfolk’s Architects. The exhibition will also include work by students from the School of Architecture at Norwich University of the Arts and the finalists of the FANN17 photography competition. Meet local architects and view the varied projects…

03/10 – 13/10: Abstract Playground AP1 Interactive

Screen-based, interactive digital artwork, housed in a custom designed arcade cabinet, in which participants press buttons to ‘play’ an audio visual composition derived from Modernist Architecture. Designed alongside people with Learning Difficulties on a D-Lab / LEVEL co-commissioned residency at Derbyshire’s LEVEL Centre, AP1 is accessible for people of all ages and abilities. AP1 was…

05/10: Passivhaus – Architecture for the Anthropocene

What is Passivhaus and how to deliver successful projects – a talk by Chris Parsons of Parsons + Whittley Architects Passivhaus is the foremost energy efficiency and comfort standard for buildings, and is increasingly adopted not just for dwellings but for schools, hospitals, community buildings and the like. Indeed there is no limit to the…

06/10 – 10/11: Monumental, by Hannelore Smith

In Monumental, Hannelore Smith presents recent work in response to architecture and the maker. With her grandfather a cabinet-maker, her father an architect and her husband an electro-mechanical engineer, she has spent her lifetime witness to the untold hours that go into constructing our environments. Architectural blueprints and the multitude of processes related to physical…

09/10: Architecture on Film – Blade Runner 2049

Architecture forms a fundamental part of our everyday lives, however it is often rendered in the background with little thought given to the presence of the structures we routinely inhabit, walk-through and visually absorb. Architecture can also be used as a medium to explore a range of themes, stories and events, especially in films where…

15/10: PechaKucha Night

PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts, holiday snaps – just about anything, really – in the PechaKucha 20×20 format. The presentation format was devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham architecture, with the first PechaKucha Night held in Tokyo in…

19/10: Architecture on Film – Akira

Architecture forms a fundamental part of our everyday lives, however it is often rendered in the background with little thought given to the presence of the structures we routinely inhabit, walk-through and visually absorb. Architecture can also be used as a medium to explore a range of themes, stories and events, especially in films where…

21/10: Norwich Castle Museum Architecture Day

Help create a circular panorama of the city from Norwich Castle. Explore the city, understand its architecture and draw a particular section of the view. By the end of the day your drawing will be joined to create a collective panoramic of Norwich. Event info: Date / time: 21 October / 10:00 – 15:00 Venue:…

22/10: Walking Tour of UEA

Walking tour led by local architect Jason Bill and focusing on the work of Denys Lasdun, Norman Foster and Rick Mather. Meet under the bridge by Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts for this free event. Event info: Date / time: 22 October / 11:00 Venue: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UEA, Norwich NR4 7TJ – www.scva.ac.uk…

24/10 – 26/10: Hat-itecture

Half-term activity week at Norwich Castle Museum. Explore the connection between hats and architecture. and make your own hat for your Halloween costume in this half term activity for 3-11 year olds at the Castle Museum. Event info: Date / time: 24 – 26 October / 10:00 – 15:00 Venue: Norwich Castle Museum, Castle Meadow,…

26/10: Architecture on Film – Metropolis

Architecture forms a fundamental part of our everyday lives, however it is often rendered in the background with little thought given to the presence of the structures we routinely inhabit, walk-through and visually absorb. Architecture can also be used as a medium to explore a range of themes, stories and events, especially in films where…

02/11: The 2017 Norwich Lecture – Peter St John

Peter St John, Partner, Caruso St John Architects, winners of the 2016 Stirling Prize. Peter St John is a partner of Caruso St John Architects, which he founded in 1990 with Adam Caruso. The practice won the international competition for the New Art Gallery Walsall in 1995 and since then have acquired a reputation for…