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...

Master’s Blog: City of London Police Passing Out Parade

On 10th November I attended the City of London Police Passing Out Parade and Youth Police Cadet Q&A. The Parade featured 22 new officers and included speeches from the Lord Mayor and the Commissioner of the City of London Police, and music from the Band of the...

Architects on Bikes: Chris Williamson

My bike has saved my life during the lockdown. If not my life then certainly my health and wellbeing. It has provided my daily exercise and encouragement to venture out whatever the weather. I’ve visited buildings that I’ve been meaning to see for a while including...

Master’s Blog: The Green Horizon Summit

The Green Horizon Summit - The Pivotal Role of Finance took place at Mansion House, as a virtual event from 9 - 11 November 2020, the original dates for the postponed United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), which will now take place in Glasgow in November...

Member Profile : Ernest Fasanya

Ernest Fasanya, Freeman Ernest Fasanya joined Hopkins Architects in 1987; his early projects include the Amenity Building at the Inland Revenue Centre in Nottingham and the Mound Stand at Lord's Cricket Ground. Since becoming a Director in 2002, Ernest has headed...

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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. 

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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
Master’s Blog: City of London Police Passing Out Parade
Master’s Blog: City of London Police Passing Out Parade

On 10th November I attended the City of London Police Passing Out Parade and Youth Police Cadet Q&A. The Parade featured 22 new officers and included speeches from the Lord Mayor and the Commissioner of the City of London Police, and music from the Band of the...

read more
Architects on Bikes: Chris Williamson
Architects on Bikes: Chris Williamson

My bike has saved my life during the lockdown. If not my life then certainly my health and wellbeing. It has provided my daily exercise and encouragement to venture out whatever the weather. I’ve visited buildings that I’ve been meaning to see for a while including...

read more
Master’s Blog: The Green Horizon Summit
Master’s Blog: The Green Horizon Summit

The Green Horizon Summit - The Pivotal Role of Finance took place at Mansion House, as a virtual event from 9 - 11 November 2020, the original dates for the postponed United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), which will now take place in Glasgow in November...

read more
Member Profile : Ernest Fasanya
Member Profile : Ernest Fasanya

Ernest Fasanya, Freeman Ernest Fasanya joined Hopkins Architects in 1987; his early projects include the Amenity Building at the Inland Revenue Centre in Nottingham and the Mound Stand at Lord's Cricket Ground. Since becoming a Director in 2002, Ernest has headed...

read more
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