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Wood in Architecture Seminar
Ian is a keynote speaker at the Wood in Architecture seminar in Florence on November 14th organised by the American Hardwood Export Council and The Plan magazine.
Wood in Architecture Seminar
Ian Ritchie – Bartlett International Lecture Series 30 October 2019
At the invitation of Prof. Frédéric Migayrou Chair, Bartlett Professor of Architecture and Prof. Bob Sheil, Director of The School, Ian will give a lecture on 30 October 2019.
Ian Ritchie – Bartlett International Lecture Series 30 October 2019
Ian Ritchie Honorary Degree Politecnico di Milano
Ian will be receiving an honorary degree on 25th October from the Politecnico di Milano.
Ian Ritchie Honorary Degree Politecnico di Milano
Architects, not Architecture at the Royal Institution, 24th October
Architects not Architecture at the Royal Institution on 24th October, Ian Ritchie, Sadie Morgan and Jonathan Sergison will talk autobiographically about the significant aspects of their careers.
Architects, not Architecture at the Royal Institution, 24th October
SHARE Talks Venice 3 Oct 2019
Ian Ritchie will give a lecture ‘Light, Shadow and Non-Linear Beauty’ at the SHARE Conference Future of Architecture on the 3rd October 2019 at the IUAV University of Architecture in Venice, Italy.
SHARE Talks Venice 3 Oct 2019
Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Award Winner
We are delighted to announce that the Royal Academy of Music project was named winner of the ‘Timber Interiors Fit Out’ category at the Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Awards.
Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Award Winner
What is radical today?
Ian Ritchie will be in conversation with Maria Smith, Director of Interrobang, moderated by Gonzalo Herrero in the RA, Senate Room, 6 Burlington Gardens at 8pm Friday 6th September.
What is radical today?
Carved in Stone
Ian Ritchie Architects are delighted to have been selected as one of five winners of the Cosentino Carved in Stone competition.
Carved in Stone
Serpentine Pavilion Talk on Junya Ishigami
Ian Ritchie will give an informal talk about the pavilion and the work of Junya Ishigami at a Zumtobel invited evening.
Serpentine Pavilion Talk on Junya Ishigami
Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Awards Finalist
The Royal Academy of Music is a finalist in the Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Awards in two categories.
Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Awards Finalist
Project 500 Dublin
Gordon Talbot and Jonny Shaw will be running a second 8 week ‘500 Project’ for Liverpool University Master’s students.
Project 500 Dublin
Open House 21-22 September 2019
Ian Ritchie Architects are delighted to support Open House. Architect-led tours of the award-winning Susie Sainsbury Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall at the Royal Academy of Music will take place on Saturday 21 September and Sunday 22 September.
Open House 21-22 September 2019
Levitas at Arte Sella
Ian Ritchie was invited to design an installation for the Arte Sella sculpture park in Trentino, northern Italy.
Levitas at Arte Sella
Bodrum Architecture Library
At the invitation of Suha Özkan, Ian Ritchie will give a talk on ‘Light’ at the Bodrum Architecture Library.
Bodrum Architecture Library
Merthyr Tydfil – Cyfarthfa Plan Winners
Ian Ritchie Architects has won the competition for an estimated £50 million plan to develop Cyfarthfa Castle and its extended historic industrial landscape in Wales over the next year.
Merthyr Tydfil – Cyfarthfa Plan Winners
PLOOTU19 at Helsinki Design Week
Ian Ritchie has been invited to speak at PLOOTU19 during Helsinki Design Week from 5th – 15th September 2019.
PLOOTU19 at Helsinki Design Week
Knowledge Innovation Centre in Tripoli, Lebanon
Ian Ritchie Architects recently took part in the International Competition for the design of a Knowledge Innovation Centre in Tripoli (Lebanon).
Knowledge Innovation Centre in Tripoli, Lebanon
New ŽiŽkov Centre, Prague
Ian Ritchie Architects, together with Compass Architects and Marko and Placemakers were awarded second place in the New ŽiŽkov Centre two-stage international competition organised by Central Group in Prague.
New ŽiŽkov Centre, Prague
2019 Structural Steel Design Awards Shortlist
iRAL are pleased to announce the Royal Academy of Music has been shortlisted for the Structural Steel Design Awards 2019.
2019 Structural Steel Design Awards Shortlist
Mile End East Estate, Tower Hamlets
We are delighted to announce that LBTH granted planning permission 08.07.2019, for the Mile End East Estate development of 142 units of which nearly 80% is affordable.
Mile End East Estate, Tower Hamlets
2019 WAF Shortlist
The Royal Academy of Music is a candidate for World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival 2019.
2019 WAF Shortlist
Design Quality
Paul Finch writing in the AJ on The Power of Architecture about the recent planning success of the Dylon Scheme for Relta.
Design Quality
2019 Architizer A+Awards Finalist
The Royal Academy of Music's Theatre and new Recital Hall has been selected as a Finalist in the 2019 Architizer A+Awards
2019 Architizer A+Awards Finalist
Dylon Phase 2 Planning Success
Following a Public Inquiry, planning permission was granted to Relta Dylon 2 for the residential redevelopment of MOL land near Lower Sydenham station with 151 units.
Dylon Phase 2 Planning Success
International Architecture Award 2019
The Royal Academy of Music’s new Susie Sainsbury Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall has received an International Architecture Award 2019.
International Architecture Award 2019
Therme Forum: Public Spaces – Built and Virtual Environments
iRAL has been invited to attend this year’s Therme Forum: Public Spaces – Built and Virtual Environments as part of the 26th Sibiu International Theatre Festival (FITS) which runs from 14th – 23rd June 2019.
Therme Forum: Public Spaces – Built and Virtual Environments
Sussex House Practical Completion
Sussex House reached practical completion and was handed over to Longmartin Properties Ltd on 31 May 2019.
Sussex House Practical Completion
Open-City Architecture in Schools 2019
Alison Cheng, Anthony Grieveson and Jonathan Shaw are participating in Open-City Architecture in Schools 2019 and iRAL are delighted to be partnered with Five Elmes primary school in Dagenham.
Open-City Architecture in Schools 2019
Commemorative Bridge – Irish National War Memorial Gardens
Ian Ritchie Architects are delighted to have been named winners of the competition to design a commemorative bridge across the river Liffey at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens (INWMG), Dublin.
Commemorative Bridge – Irish National War Memorial Gardens
The Westminster Society Biennial Award 2019 for Renovated Architecture
iRAL is delighted to have received The Westminster Society Biennial Award 2019 for Renovated Architecture for the Royal Academy of Music.
The Westminster Society Biennial Award 2019 for Renovated Architecture
Because of Stephen We Can
We are delighted that the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust’s CEO Sonia Watson, along with her colleagues, completed the 2019 London Marathon.
Because of Stephen We Can
Zak World of Facades Manchester 2019
Ian Ritchie is giving a talk at the Zak World of Facades Conference on 2nd May 2019 at Hilton Deangate, Manchester.
Zak World of Facades Manchester 2019
The Institute of Acoustics Peter Lord Award 2019
Another wonderful achievement for the Royal Academy of Music, which has been named joint recipient of The Institute of Acoustics Peter Lord Award.
The Institute of Acoustics Peter Lord Award 2019
Czech Technical University lecture
Ian Ritchie has been invited to give a lecture to the Faculty of Architecture at the Czech Technical University on the 28.03.2019.
Czech Technical University lecture
The John Rae Society, Orkney
Ian will be giving a public talk on the society’s ambition to restore the Hall of Clestrain, John Rae’s house, and to enhance the building’s capacity to create centre for international relations.
The John Rae Society, Orkney
The Worshipful Company of Architects
Ian Ritchie will be giving the annual WCCA Lecture on behalf of The Master, Barry Munday, at the Royal Academy of Music’s Susie Sainsbury Theatre in the evening of 29th May 2019.
The Worshipful Company of Architects
6th Graz Architecture Lectures 2019
Ian Ritchie has been invited to speak at the Graz Architecture Lectures by the Institute for Buildings and Energy Graz University of Technology.
6th Graz Architecture Lectures 2019
2019 AJ Specification Awards Winner
We are delighted to announce that iRAL and James Johnson & Co have won the Fit-Out and Interiors category of the AJ Specification Awards 2019 for the Royal Academy of Music.
2019 AJ Specification Awards Winner
2019 Offsite Awards Finalist
Ian Ritchie Architects are pleased to announce that the Royal Academy of Music is a Finalist in the 2019 Offsite Awards.
2019 Offsite Awards Finalist
imPRESSions 2019
Ian Ritchie has accepted the invitation to judge Impressions – the National Open Print Biennale in 2019 in Galway, Ireland.
imPRESSions 2019
Czech Summit Prague
Ian Ritchie has been invited to speak at the Czech Summit of Architecture and Development taking place at Municipal House in Prague, nám. Republiky 5, Prague 1 on 28th March 2019.
Czech Summit Prague
Royal Academy of Music, currently shortlisted
We are pleased to announce that the Royal Academy of Music has been shortlisted for the AJ Specification Awards and Surface Design Awards.
Royal Academy of Music, currently shortlisted
World Architecture Community Exclusive Interview at WAF
Ian Ritchie gave an exclusive interview to the World Architecture Community at WAF 2018, Amsterdam.
World Architecture Community Exclusive Interview at WAF