12 November - AIA UK Legal Seminar

AIA UK Legal Seminar 
Everything You Wanted To Know About Warranties

Wednesday 12 November


18:30 Drinks & canapés

19:00 Seminar starts

20:15 Drinks & canapés 


Address: Herman Miller Showroom

61 Aldwych

London WC2B 4AE


In association with Beale and Company Solicitors, the AIA UK is hosting another seminar to address legal matters of particular interest (and concern) to architects practicing in the UK. Solicitors from Beale & Co., will lead a lively discussion on the often baffling subject of warrantees. The discussion will address:

• What warranties are including assignment of rights, fitness for purpose, and reasonable skill and care

• Why warranties are imposed on architects

• Liabilities architect are exposed to through warranties

• And, pitfalls to watch out for

The discussion will be followed by a question and answer session where the speakers will address all of your questions!


Our friends at Herman Miller will host the event at their beautiful London showroom. Registration is now open! Based on the Legal Seminar this past June, registration will soon fill up. Click here to register.


Thanks to Beale and Company, and Herman Miller for their generous support of the AIA UK!


1.5 CES Credits are available and admission is free of charge.

Places are limited. Please register online by clicking here



22 July - AIA UK 2014 Summer Gala



AIA 2014 Summer Gala


Tuesday 22 July 2014

18:30 - 23:00


The AIA UK is pleased to announce our annual Summer Gala. This year we look forward to celebrating our successful year with you during a tour the Thames via a classic Mississippi Paddle Boat where we will be hosting a BBQ and Drinks Reception. To aid with schedules we will have an extended embark time and have an intermediate disembarkment half way through the evening. Final embark and disembark locations will be shortly posted here.


Tickets Prices:

 £35.00 AIA Member

 £35.00 AIA Member Guest (One Per Member)

 £50.00 Standard Ticket

 £35.00 Group Discounted Tickets (Minimum Order of 5)


Tickets can be purchased here.

*Please note a nominal service charge will be charged with tickets purchased online




17 July - AIA UK Building Tour



Brent Civic Centre - By Hopkins Architects

Armin Buchbinder, Associate Partner will give an introduction to the project, followed by a general building tour and discussion.


Thursday 17 July 2014 at 6:30pm

Brent Civic Centre


London HA9 0FJ 


1.5 CES Credits

Admission is free of charge but places are extremely limited.

Click here to reserve a place

Located on a prominent site next to two well-known civic icons, Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena, the new Civic Centre streamlines all aspects of the Council’s activities and has become a new hub and heart for the community where residents can meet, shop and eat. It houses Brent’s civic, public and administrative functions under one unified roof, providing office space for 2000 staff. The building’s spaces are arranged around a soaring, naturally-lit foyer and atrium which houses a large public amphitheatre and staircase that host a programme of high-quality arts and cultural experiences that further enhance the building.



07 August - AIA UK Building Tour



Double Tree - Tower of London Hotel by Bennetts Associates

Mike Kininmouth and David Walker will give an introduction to the project, followed by a general building tour and discussion.


Thursday 07 August 2014 at 6:30pm

Meeting point: The Foyer

7 Pepys St,




1.5 CES Credits

Admission is free of charge but places are extremely limited.

Click here to reserve a place

The 583-bedroom hotel, Bennetts Associates’ second London hotel for Mint Hotel (now Double Tree by Hilton) re-establishes medieval street edges. A courtyard featuring an extensive green wall links the glazed foyer with the external roof terraces. The rooftop ‘skylounge’ is a separate metallic element sitting above the adjacent roofl ines which aff ords stunning views of the Tower of London and other iconic landmarks. The design incorporates extensive renewable energy provision and was completed in January 2011.



22 October - AIA UK Film Night


This is a documentary about a large public housing estate project in St. Louis, Missouri. The estate was designed by architect Minoru Yamasaki, who also designed the World Trade Centre towers and the Lambert St. Louis International airport main terminal.

This moving documentary details the history of the Pruitt-Igoe housing estate -from the city’s initial decision to replace 19th Century tenement housing with high-rise public housing, it’s deterioration in the 60’s and then the eventual decision to implode the entire complex in the late 70’s.


Address: BFI Screening Room

21 Stephen Street,

London W1T 1LN


1.5 CES Credits are available

Seating is limited. Advance Tickets Available here