Master’s Blog: ‘The Walls Have Ears’ Worshipful Company of Educators Social Event

On 14th April I attended a lecture, presented by Historian Dr Helen Fry who has written and edited over 25 books; primarily on the Second World War with particular reference to the 10,000 Germans who fought for Britain, and also British intelligence, espionage and...

Past Master Peter Murray OBE awarded Lord Mayor Covid19 Livery Award

Past Master Peter Murray OBE has been awarded the Lord  Mayor Covid19 Livery Award, for his work supporting architecture in the City and with Temple Bar Trust. Peter Murray is known to many in the City and throughout the world for his long and renowned career writing...

Building of the Year 2021

100 Liverpool Street by Hopkins Architects, developer British Land, has won the City of London Building of the Year Award organised by the Architects’ Company. A special Prize for Context was won by 4 Cannon Street by PLP Architecture delivered by Pembroke on behalf...

Master’s Blog: The Plumbers’ Company Annual Lecture: ‘Use Less Water or Waste Water Less?’

28th October 2020 On 28th October, I attended the Autumn Lecture of the Worshipful Company of Plumbers, titled “Use less water or waste less water?” The evening was hosted by Richard Soper CBE, Chair of the Technical and Education Committee of the Plumbers Company....

Architects on Bikes: Kees van der Sande

Cycling through the City. One year on from the first lockdown is a good time to reflect on my cycling habits through our City. Early into the lockdown I had to travel from our home to St James Palace. At 10am on a sunny morning in April I was the only vehicle and...

Thought Leadership: Chris Williamson

In my role as a Mentor for both the RIBA and the Company of Architects I found myself looking through the list of AJ100 Architects over the weekend. It was interesting to see just how many were represented by the Architects Company. The Worshipful Company of Chartered...

Master’s Blog: Installation Court Meeting 22nd September 2020

I am delighted to report, three new Court Assistants were welcomed at the Installation Court meeting on 22nd September 2020 Karen Cook, Ben Derbyshire and Luke Tozer. They are all inspiring leaders of the architectural profession, as shown in their biographies: KAREN...

The Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects hosts audience with the Rt Hon The Lord Mayor Alderman William Russell

The Architects’ Company (a Livery Company in the City of London), held an audience with the Rt Hon The Lord Mayor Alderman William Russell and Alderman Sir Charles Bowman, to brief them on the importance of the architectural sector, so they are fully equipped to...

Architects on Bikes: Chris Dyson

‘‘Riding a bike is something I have always loved doing from the first moment I was able to! I recall crashing into a neighbours rosebushes on a green bike as soon as my stabilisers were removed… on from that my metallic green Raleigh Racer road bike was a joy to take...

Master’s Blog: The Air Pilots’ Company Tymms Annual Lecture: ‘The Battle of Britain – After 80 Years is it still Important.’

On 26th October, I attended an excellent virtual lecture tonight “The Battle of Britain - After 80 Years Is It Still Important?” by Dr Michael Fopp, a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Air Pilots, a keeper of the Royal Air Force Museum, and son of Des Fopp, a...

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Welcome to the Masters Blog of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects. As Master I will be posting updates on Company events, Masters visits and our work in Charity and Education. 

I have also produced a Masters newsletter and the current one is available here for download.

Previous newsletters are available via this link. I very much hope you enjoy reading about our work and the life of the Company. 

Valerie Owen Le Vaillant OBE                                                                                                           
Master, Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects        

 

 

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Building of the Year 2021
Building of the Year 2021

100 Liverpool Street by Hopkins Architects, developer British Land, has won the City of London Building of the Year Award organised by the Architects’ Company. A special Prize for Context was won by 4 Cannon Street by PLP Architecture delivered by Pembroke on behalf...

read more
Architects on Bikes: Kees van der Sande
Architects on Bikes: Kees van der Sande

Cycling through the City. One year on from the first lockdown is a good time to reflect on my cycling habits through our City. Early into the lockdown I had to travel from our home to St James Palace. At 10am on a sunny morning in April I was the only vehicle and...

read more
Thought Leadership: Chris Williamson

In my role as a Mentor for both the RIBA and the Company of Architects I found myself looking through the list of AJ100 Architects over the weekend. It was interesting to see just how many were represented by the Architects Company. The Worshipful Company of Chartered...

read more
Architects on Bikes: Chris Dyson
Architects on Bikes: Chris Dyson

‘‘Riding a bike is something I have always loved doing from the first moment I was able to! I recall crashing into a neighbours rosebushes on a green bike as soon as my stabilisers were removed… on from that my metallic green Raleigh Racer road bike was a joy to take...

read more
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