Project Outputs

Publications, Reports, Podcasts and supporting documents

Silver Linings: The Active Third Age and the City

Silver Linings: The Active Third Age and the City

How Could Our Ageing Population Shape the City

Debate Series 2011

After the Party: What will be the true legacy of the London games?

After the Party: What will be the true legacy of the London games?

Transcript of debate.

Hugh Pearman

Proposing the motion

Will Hunter

Proposing the motion

Will Alsop

Proposing the motion

Amanda Baillieu

Opposing the motion

Piers Gough

Opposing the motion

Paul Finch

Opposing the motion

Dickon Robinson

Introduction

Summing up

Hugh Pearman and Amanda Baillieu, plus the vote.

Discussion part 1
Discussion part 2
Discussion part 3
Discussion part 4
Peter Trebilcock

Proposing the motion

Paul Morrell

Opposing the motion

Jane Duncan

Opposing the motion

Debate Part 1

Debate Part 1

Debate Part 2
Debate Part 3
Debate Part 4
Debate Part 5
Debate Part 6
Summing Up Part 1
Summing Up Part 2
Chris Boyce

Proposing the motion

Facing Up to Rising Sea Levels

Dickon Robinson

Listen to or download the outline to the launch seminar.

Ben Hamer and David West

Download or listen to a description and analysis of the publication.

Nick Hardiman

Listen to or download flooding statistics from the Environment Agency.

Facing Up To Rising Sea Levels

Facing Up To Rising Sea Levels

Download the report…

Brett Davies

Listen to or download the response to the document from Portsmouth.

David Wilkes

Listen to or download ARUP associate David Wilkes discussing the impact of the document on Hull.

The Future for Architects?

"The Future for Architects?" Full Report

"The Future for Architects?" Full Report

'The Future for Architects?' Summary

'The Future for Architects?' Summary

The Future for Architects Debate Manchester

The Future for Architects Debate Manchester

A transcript of the debate

Practice Futures

Practice Futures

Practice Futures

Debate Series 2010

Mark Whitby

Surface Design Show/BF Debate

Will Hutton

Surface Design Show/BF Debate

Cecile Brisac

Sufrace Design Show/BF Debate

Ken Livingstone

Serface Design Show/BF Debate

Susannah Hagan

Susannah Hagan Podcast

Juliet Davis Podcast
Rachel Armstrong Podcast
Owen Hatherly Podcast

The Future of Identity

The Future of Identity

The Future of Identity

The Future of Identity – PDF version

Futures Fair 10

Futures Fair 10 Report

Futures Fair 10 Report

Debate Series 2009

Chair- Sunand Prasad

Listen to the opening and introduction to the evening by RIBA President- Sunand Prasad.

Response from floor

Listen to Robert Adam of Robert Adam Architects and Stephen Hill, Director of CO2 Future Planners in response to the four speakers.

Irena Bauman- Bauman Lyons Architects

Listen to the first speaker of the evening speaking in favour of the motion.

Nicholas Ray- NRAP Architects

Listen to the second speaker of the evening, speaking in opposition to the motion.

James Woudhuysen- Thinking About the Future

Listen to the third speaker of the evening, speaking in support of the motion.

Indy Johar- 00(Zero, Zero) Architects

Listen to the fourth and final speaker of the evening, speaking against the motion.

Fred Manson Mp3

Second speaker: Opposing the motion

Austin Williams Mp3

Third speaker: For the motion

Michael Edwards Mp3

First speaker of the evening: Supporting the motion

Roger Madelin Mp3

Final speaker: Opposing the motion

Zena Atkins

Listen to the first presentation of the evening in favour of the motion.

Dominic Papa

Listen to the third presentation of the evening from Domimic, speaking in favour of the motion.

Daisy Froud

Listen to the fourth and final speaker of the evening, speaking against the motion.

Peter Barber

Listen to the second presentation of the evening from Peter, speaking against the motion.

Stephen Bayley Podcast

Consultation Debate – 14th Oct BDP

John Twitchen

Consultation Debate – 14th Oct 09 BDP

Alex Lifschutz

Consultation Debate – 14th Oct 09 BDP

Anna Minton

Consultation Debate – 14th Oct BDP

Debate Summary

Debate Summary

Too Much Consultation Inhibits Great Design

Jeremy Till Podcast

Education Debate – 26th Nov BDP

Emily Campbell Podcast

Future Visions Debate – 17th Nov BFI

Eric Parry Podcast

Future Visions Debate – 17th Nov BFI

Sean Griffiths Podcast

Future Visions Debate – 17th Nov BFI

Fran├žois Penz Podcast

Future Visions Debate – 17th Nov BFI

Dickon Robinson Introduction

Education Debate – 26th Nov BDP

Paul Monaghan Podcast

Education Debate – 26th Nov BDP

Adrian Forty Podcast

Education Debate – 26th Nov BDP

Harriet Harris Podcast

Education Debate – 26th Nov BDP

The Building Futures Game

Daventry Report

Daventry Report

Building Futures Game

Read more on the launch event and the outcomes of the session

Dallam School REPORT

Dallam School REPORT

Building Futures Game

Read more about the outcomes of the National Schools pilot in the Building Futures Game.

The report includes the students completed scenarios, summaries, images and background reading on how they reached their choices.

Windermere Lakeside Report

Windermere Lakeside Report

Building Futures Game

Read more on the game playing event and the outcomes of the discussions in the Lake District.

This document is now the starting point in a consultation process headed by the LDNPA

Bankside Report

Bankside Report

Building Futures Game

Read full report back from the RIBA London Training session and the group’s recommendations for the next 10 years in Bankside, South London.

Morecambe WestEnd REPORT

Morecambe WestEnd REPORT

Building Futures Game

Read more about the outcomes of the National Schools pilot in the Building Futures Game.

The report includes the students completed scenarios, summaries, images and background reading on how they reached their choices.

Venice Biennale REPORT

Building Futures Game

Read more about the game event as part of The Lighthouse’s programme of events at the 11th Architectural Biennale.

The report includes completed scenario summaries, images, background reading and proposals for the future development of Neilston.

Corby Cultural Framework REPORT

Corby Cultural Framework REPORT

Download and read full report back from the Game event in Corby.

This report is now being used to support cultural strategies in the town.

Game Component- Baseline Sheet

Game Component- Baseline Sheet

Formatted Baseline sheet.
Please download file and print.

Scenario Sheet

Game Component- Scenario Sheet

Formatted Scenario Sheet.
Please download and print.

Building Futures Order Form International

Building Futures Order Form International

Building Futures Order Form International

Building Futures Order Form UK

Building Futures Order Form UK

Building Futures Order Form UK

Building Happiness

Building Happiness Order Form

Building Happiness

To order your discounted copy of the book, please download the form and return to:

Building Happiness
RIBA Building Futures
66 Portland Place
LONDON
W1B 1AD

Growing by Degrees

GROWING BY DEGREES

GROWING BY DEGREES

To download a copy of the publication, please click on the file below.

Contact buildingfutures@inst.riba.org to order a hard copy.

Dickon Robinson

Listen to or download the outline to the Southampton session.

Dr Eeva Berglund

Listen to or download HE trends summary presented by editor of Growing By Degrees, Dr Berglund.

Dr Paul Temple

Listen to or download Dr Temple’s presentation looking at global trends in HE and impact.

Alastair Blyth

Listen to or download Alastair’s presentation looking at mergers and governance.

Visualisations of the 21st Century City 2009

Visualisations 2009: Review DOC

Visualisations 2009: Review DOC

Read or download a guide to the exhibition and its aims. This file includes a summary of the project and briefs from all three schools involved.

Futures Fair 09

FF09 BOOKING FORM

Prof. Yvonne Rydin

Yvonne Rydin Presentation

View Yvonne’s Futures Fair ‘09 Presentation

Prof. AbuBakr Bahaj

Listen to Professor Bahaj’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Prof. AbuBakr Bahaj Presentaion

View Prof. Bahaj’s Presentation

Matthew Bennett

Listen to Matthew’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Dr Matt Watson

Listen to Matt’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Matt Watson Presentation

View Matt Watson’s Presentation

Futures Fair 09: Retrofitting

Futures Fair 09: Retrofitting

Read and download a summary capturing themes and key messages arising from the first seminar in the Futures Fair 09 series.

Roger Martin

Listen to Roger’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Austin Williams

Listen to Austin’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Austin Williams' Presentation

View Austin’s Futures Fair ‘09 Presentation

Alasdair Murray

Listen to Alasdair’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Futures Fair 09: Population

Futures Fair 09: Population

Read and download a summary capturing key themes and messages arising from the second seminar in the Futures Fair 09 series.

Prof. Alan Penn

Listen to Professor Penn’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Lesley Gavin

Listen to Lesley’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Stephen Boyd Davis

Listen to Stephen’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Stephen Boyd Davis' Presentation

View Stephen’s Futures Fair ‘09 Presentation

David Bott

Listen to David’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

David Bott Presentation

View David’s Futures Fair ‘09 Presentation

Futures Fair 09: Settlement

Futures Fair 09: Settlement

Read and download a summary capturing key messages and themes arising from the third seminar in the Futures Fair 09 series.

Robin North

Listen to Dr North’s Futures Fair 09 presentation- delivered in place of Hannah Bryan.

Robin North Presentation

View Robin’s Futures Fair ‘09 Presentation

Hugh & Ian Malcahey

Listen to Hugh and Ian’s joint presentation at Futures Fair 09.

Hugh and Ian Mulcahey's Presentation

View Hugh and Ian’s Futures Fair ‘09 Presentation

Nick Gibbins

Listen to Nick’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Nick Gibbins Presentation

View Nick’s Futures Fair ‘09 Presentation

Martyn Gilbert

Listen to Martyn’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Martyn Gilbert Presentation

View Martyn’s Futures Fair’09 Presentation

Futures Fair 09: Infrastructure

Futures Fair 09: Infrastructure

Read and download a summary of the capturing key messages and themes arising from the final seminar in the Futures Fair 09 series.

Stephen Hill

Listen to Stephen’s Futures Fair 09 presentation.

Stephen Hill's Presentation

View Stephen’s Presentation

Debate Series 2008

Jonathan Meades- Writer & Broadcaster
Will Alsop- SMC Alsop
Ben Addy- Moxon Architects
David Ubaka- Design for London
Chair- Sunand Prasad

RIBA President, Sunand Prasad sets out the context of the evening as he sees it and introduces hopes and aspirations for the evening.

Carl Whitley Jones- National Counter Terrorism Unit

Listen to the first presentation of the evening speaking in favour of the motion.

Lorraine Gamman/ Adam Thorpe

Listen to the dual presentation, the second of the evening speaking in favour of the motion.

Piers Gough- CZWG

Listen to the fifth and final presentation of the evening speaking against the motion.

John Adams- UCL.

Listen to the first presentation of the evening against the motion.

John Adams- PPT Presentation

View John’s presentation from the debate- including facts, figures, images and illustrative diagrams.

Greg Haigh- ARUP

Listen to the second presentation of the evening speaking against the motion.

Tom Crossett- National Flood Forum

Listen to the first presentation of the evening in favour of the motion.

Prof. David Fisk- Imperial College

Listen to the third presentation of the evening speaking in favour of the motion.

Robert Barker- BACA architects

Listen to the fourth and final presentation of the evening speaking against the motion.

Sunand Prasad- Podcast

Listen to RIBA president in response to the motion, speakers and discussion of the themes.

Robert Adam- Podcast

Listen to the first speaker of the evening supporting the motion.

Robert Adam PPT

View slide show of Robert’s presentation.

Padraig Brown- Podcast

Listen to the second speaker of the evening- in opposition to the motion.

Padraig Brown PPT

Prof. Robert Wade- LSE

Listen to the third speaker of the evening- in support of the motion.

Prof. Robert Wade PPT

Alison Brooks- Alison Brooks Architects

Listen to the final speaker of the evening in opposition to the motion.

Alison Brooks PPT

Futures Fair 08

FF08- Dickon Robinson

Chair of Building Futures

FF08- Richard Barnes

Deputy Mayor of London

FF08- Justin Rowlatt

BBC

FF08- Lesley Gavin

Futurology, BT

FF08- Tarek Merlin

Feix & Merlin

Dickon Robinson

Dickon Robinson

Download full transcript of Dickon Robinson’s presentation and introduction to Building Futures. The presentation sets out the key themes for the day, the challenges ahead and the nature of the Building Futures programme and its aims.

Saskia Sassen

Futures Fair 08- Futures Dialogues.

Listen to Saskia’s presentation and critical response to the notion of global cities, architecture and social and economic drivers behind them.

Futures In Focus- Seminar Reviews

Read summaries from each of the five breakouts and find out more about the discussions and the themes debated.

BACK TO FUTURES IN FOCUS HOME

Futures Forum- Session Review 08

Futures Fair 08- Futures Forum

Read a summary of the three presentations in this session.

Includes: John Wood, Nicola Gillen and Reinier de Graaf.

BACK TO FUTURES FORUM HOME

Spencer de Grey- Foster and Partners

Futures Fair 08- Futures Dialogues

See highlights of Spencer’s talk featuring key Fosters’ projects from around the world.

Living with Water

Living with Water

Living with Water

Available from Building Futures RIBA
email: ewan.willars@inst.riba.org

Visualisations of the 21st Century City Exhibition 2007

Visualisations of the 21st Century City Exhibition 2007

Visualisations of the 21st Century City Exhibition 2007

Urban Futures

Urban Futures: Visualising Neighbourhood Change

Urban Futures: Visualising Neighbourhood Change

Available from Building Futures.
Email: buildingfutures@inst.riba.org

21st Century Libraries

21st Century Libraries

21st Century Libraries

Read more on the aims and outcomes of the project and those who contributed.

Available from Building Futures
Email: buildingfutures@inst.riba.org

Housing Futures 2024

Housing Futures 2024

Housing Futures 2024

Read more on the aims and outcomes of the project and those who contributed.

Available from Building Futures.
Email: buildingfutures@inst.riba.org

Professional Futures

Professionals' Choice

Professionals' Choice

Download a full PDF of the 2003 publication.

Health Futures

Building a 2020 Vision: Future Health Care Environments
Susan Francis and Rosemary Glanville (Medical Architecture Research Unit, South Bank University)

Building a 2020 Vision: Future Health Care Environments Susan Francis and Rosemary Glanville (Medical Architecture Research Unit, South Bank University)

Published by The Stationery Office, London, 2001
(ISBN 0-11-702801-0)
Available to order from The Stationery Office
phone: 0870 600 5522
web: http://www.thestationeryoffice.com

Future Values

The Value of Architecture: Context and Current Thinking
 - Eric Loe

The Value of Architecture: Context and Current Thinking - Eric Loe

Published by RIBA Future Studies, London, 2000
(ISBN 1-85946-070-4)
Available to order from RIBA
email: buildingfutures@inst.riba.org

The Value of Architecture: Design, Economy and the Architectural Imagination - Ken Warpole

The Value of Architecture: Design, Economy and the Architectural Imagination - Ken Warpole

Published by RIBA Future Studies, London, 2000
(ISBN 1-85946-070-4)
Available to order from RIBA
email: buildingfutures@inst.riba.org

e-Futures

Designing for a Digital World. ed. Neil Leach

Designing for a Digital World. ed. Neil Leach

Designing for a Digital World. ed. Neil Leach
Published by John Wiley, January 2002
(ISBN 0-470-84419-1)
Available to order from Wiley Europe
web: http://www.wileyeurope.com

Digital Tectonics

Digital Tectonics

Digital Tectonics
Published by John Wiley, March 2004
(ISBN 0-470-85729-3)
Available to order from Wiley Europe
web: http://www.wileyeurope.com