The festival is a month-long, city-wide celebration of architectural experimentation, thinking, learning and practice.
In 2014 the festival will take ‘Capital’ as its central theme, and explore its various manifestations; from London’s place as the UK’s seat of government and finance, its flows of social and intellectual capital, the politics of regeneration and its impact on the city and its position as a world capital of architecture, through its practices and its built environment.
The festival features debates, exhibitions, film screenings, walks, cycle rides, open studios and family events which focus on the importance of architecture and design in London today. An active programme of architectural installations and interventions provoke questions about the future life of the city and promotes positive change to the city’s public realm. The festival also has an international focus with the International Architectural Showcase, organised by the British Council, highlighting innovative work from architecture practices around the world.
The full festival programme will be published on the London Architecture Diary in May 2014.