Master’s Blog: Celebrating Diwali, 18th November 2020

I was delighted to join a celebration of Diwali on 18th November. The event began with a welcome from the Lord Mayor, Chair of Policy and Resources Committee, Catherine McGuinness, and Her Excellency Gaitri Issar Kumar, the High Commissioner for India. A short film...

Member Profile : Yasmin Shariff

Yasmin Shariff, Court Assistant Yasmin's journey from Kenya to the Architectural Association, Bartlett UCL and the School of Oriental and African Studies launched my career as an architect. The journey started when in primary school a teacher, organised a visit to...

Member Profile : Eric Parry

Eric Parry RA, Freeman Eric Parry studied architecture at the University of Newcastle (1970-1973), the Royal College of Art (1976-1978) and the Architectural Association (1979-1980). He spent a year studying nomadic settlement in Iran (1974-1975). Eric Parry...

Architects on Bikes

Sustainability continues to be the ambition for the global community at large and within the built environment. With an acute awareness of the current environmental and climate crisis, there has been much needed focus on the future of the environment and climate with...

Member Profile : Ziba Adrangi

Ziba Adrangi, Steward Ziba studied at the University of Cambridge. Currently Ziba is a Company Director of Newground Architects and previously was a Director of PRP, where Ziba worked on a number of regeneration projects, including the Church End and Round Wood...

A Christmas Message from the Master of the WCCA, Valerie Owen Le Vaillant OBE

Fellow Wardens, Liverymen, Freemen & Friends of the Architects’ Company I hope you all received a copy of our ‘Livery Lockdown’ book and enjoyed reading the record of an extraordinary year, which reflects the true spirit of fraternity in troubled times.

60 Minutes with Sheriff Christopher Hayward CC

0n 19th November, I attended a webinar “60 Minutes with Sheriff Christopher Hayward” hosted by Coachmakers Company.  The event was hosted and introduced by Master Coachmaker, Sarah Jane Adams-Diffey and consisted of an initial 30-minute question and answer session...

Master’s Blog: City Giving Day, 22nd September 2020

Please sponsor Marley & The Master walking, wearing red in rain and shine for City giving day!

Jonathan and Victoria Ball Student Drawing Prize 2020

This annual competition, sponsored by Past Master Jonathan and Victoria Ball MBE, is led by Deputy Master of Students and Principal Architect at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates – John Bushell. Due to the impact of COVID-19, this year’s competition has been slightly...

St Thomas Day Annual Drawing Competition 2020

This first Saint Thomas’ Day celebration by the Worshipful Company of Architects, together with Temple Bar Trust, will hopefully establish a long lasting tradition for many years to come and something that can grow. The idea resulted from a suggestion by our Master,...

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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. 

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Master’s Blog: Celebrating Diwali, 18th November 2020
Master’s Blog: Celebrating Diwali, 18th November 2020

I was delighted to join a celebration of Diwali on 18th November. The event began with a welcome from the Lord Mayor, Chair of Policy and Resources Committee, Catherine McGuinness, and Her Excellency Gaitri Issar Kumar, the High Commissioner for India. A short film...

read more
Member Profile : Yasmin Shariff
Member Profile : Yasmin Shariff

Yasmin Shariff, Court Assistant Yasmin's journey from Kenya to the Architectural Association, Bartlett UCL and the School of Oriental and African Studies launched my career as an architect. The journey started when in primary school a teacher, organised a visit to...

read more
Member Profile : Eric Parry
Member Profile : Eric Parry

Eric Parry RA, Freeman Eric Parry studied architecture at the University of Newcastle (1970-1973), the Royal College of Art (1976-1978) and the Architectural Association (1979-1980). He spent a year studying nomadic settlement in Iran (1974-1975). Eric Parry...

read more
Architects on Bikes
Architects on Bikes

Sustainability continues to be the ambition for the global community at large and within the built environment. With an acute awareness of the current environmental and climate crisis, there has been much needed focus on the future of the environment and climate with...

read more
Member Profile : Ziba Adrangi
Member Profile : Ziba Adrangi

Ziba Adrangi, Steward Ziba studied at the University of Cambridge. Currently Ziba is a Company Director of Newground Architects and previously was a Director of PRP, where Ziba worked on a number of regeneration projects, including the Church End and Round Wood...

read more
60 Minutes with Sheriff Christopher Hayward CC
60 Minutes with Sheriff Christopher Hayward CC

0n 19th November, I attended a webinar “60 Minutes with Sheriff Christopher Hayward” hosted by Coachmakers Company.  The event was hosted and introduced by Master Coachmaker, Sarah Jane Adams-Diffey and consisted of an initial 30-minute question and answer session...

read more
Jonathan and Victoria Ball Student Drawing Prize 2020
Jonathan and Victoria Ball Student Drawing Prize 2020

This annual competition, sponsored by Past Master Jonathan and Victoria Ball MBE, is led by Deputy Master of Students and Principal Architect at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates – John Bushell. Due to the impact of COVID-19, this year’s competition has been slightly...

read more
St Thomas Day Annual Drawing Competition 2020
St Thomas Day Annual Drawing Competition 2020

This first Saint Thomas’ Day celebration by the Worshipful Company of Architects, together with Temple Bar Trust, will hopefully establish a long lasting tradition for many years to come and something that can grow. The idea resulted from a suggestion by our Master,...

read more
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