Nov 23

STEFAN BOLLINGER APPOINTED AS CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Nov 23

STEPHEN LAWRENCE DAY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Nov 23

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR OUR PART 2 MARCH FOR 2024/25

Nov 23

Open Evening – 7 December 2023

Oct 23

BOOK PART 4 NOW: SHORT COURSES – MODULAR LIFELONG LEARNING – FUTURE PRACTICE

Aug 23

IN MEMORIAM – PETER BUCHANAN

Jul 23

The LSA is Moving

Jun 23

Become a Critical Practice Tutor at the LSA for 2023/24

Jun 23

Become a Design Tutor at the LSA for 2023/24

Jun 23

Pathways: Exhibiting Forms

Jun 23

City as Campus: The Furniture Practice

Jun 23

Summer Show 2023: FLAARE Futures Workshop

Jun 23

Summer Show 2023: Meet Your Future Employer

Jun 23

Summer Show 2023: Close to Home

May 23

WE ARE SEEKING A NEW FINANCE MANAGER

Mar 23

Nigel Coates: Liberating the Plan

Mar 23

AN INTERVIEW WITH ELLIOTT WANG, SECOND YEAR REP

Feb 23

PART 4 LAUNCH

Feb 23

IN MEMORIAM – CLIVE SALL

Feb 23

Our Design Charrettes – an insight into life at the LSA

Feb 23

BOOK NOW – OPEN EVENING WEDNESDAY 8 MARCH

Feb 23

An Interview with Emily Dew-Fribbance: LSA Alumna and First Year Design Tutor

Feb 23

Pathways: Optic Translations

Jan 23

Thursday Talks: Questioning How we Embed Sustainable Design in Practice

Jan 23

An Interview with LSA alumna Betty Owoo

Jan 23

Interview with Marianne Krogh – Rethinking water as a planetary and design element in the making of the Danish Pavilion at Venice Biennale

Dec 22

What do our students think of studying at the LSA? We spoke to Second Year student Semi Han

Dec 22

Hear from our Alumni – An Interview with Calven Lee

Dec 22

National Saturday Club Programme

Nov 22

LSA Alumnus Jack Banting published in FRAME

Nov 22

2022/23 Design Think Tank Module Launches

Nov 22

Mentoring can transform the architecture profession – for good

Nov 22

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR 2023/24

Nov 22

Alternative Routes To Registration: An Evening with ARB (17/11/2022)

Nov 22

Circular architecture needs material passports

Nov 22

Apply To The LSA: Online Intro (23/11/2022)

Oct 22

LSA Registrar

Oct 22

London School of Architecture announces strategic collaboration with Black in Architecture

Aug 22

LSA Summer Design Charrette

Jul 22

How fire has shaped London – from 1666 to Grenfell

Jul 22

Voices on: Architecture and Fire Safety

Jun 22

JOB OPPORTUNITY:  DESIGN TECTONICS TUTOR

Jun 22

JOB OPPORTUNITY:  DESIGN DIRECTION MODULE LEADER

Jun 22

JOB OPPORTUNITY:  DESIGN HISTORY TUTORS

Jun 22

JOB OPPORTUNITY: DESIGN STUDIO TUTORS

Jun 22

JOB OPPORTUNITY:  DESIGN CITIES MODULE LEADER

Jun 22

Voices on: Architecture and Displacement

May 22

Job Opening: Design Think Tank (DTT) Module Co-Leader — Apply by 20.06.2022

May 22

You’re invited to the LSA Summer Show 2022

Mar 22

LSA students shortlisted for London Festival of Architecture design competition

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IN MEMORIAM – PETER BUCHANAN

The LSA is deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of Peter Buchanan. Peter was a respected and learned member of the global architectural community. A founder of the LSA, he was our Reader in Architecture and Urbanism. 

Peter’s commitment to sharing his wealth of knowledge through teaching has made a profound impact on our school and community. Our Humanity and the Planet lecture series was pioneered and delivered by Peter until 2022 and leaves a legacy in its own right. His lectures set out powerful provocations for how we might approach the climate emergency. They serve as foundational thinking for the LSA and informed his development of the school’s magazine, Citizen, drawing on his many years of journalistic and editorial experience.

Peter also played a significant role in nurturing our Design Think Tanks, an innovative component of our teaching and programme that brings practice and students together to develop collaborative research projects. He held everyone to account equally, regardless of status or design preference, creating the level playing field required for effective collaborative working. His personal library was also generously shared with our students whilst he was teaching in the studio, providing the school with a truly unique resource in its early years.  

Our deepest sympathies go to Peter’s family, friends, former students and colleagues at this time.

Our Head of School Neal Shasore writes:

“Peter Buchanan was a vigorous and rigorous critic of architecture, but he also delighted in it, rhapsodising and roving across its terrain. He put the breadth of his intellect and skill in the service of humanity and the planet, seeing not just a climate or ecological emergency, but a more fundamental ontological crisis. As he once said, there is much of his DNA in the LSA – he was a fierce guardian of the project – and whilst future cohorts may be robbed of his engagement and collaboration, his legacy will nonetheless shape the next generation of innovators in design”. 

James Soane, LSA Critical Practice Fellow and member of founding faculty adds:

“Peter’s insight into the existential question of what makes a good life, and by extension how humanity constructs its world, has profoundly framed the teaching and learning at the LSA. His critical observations around the climate crisis reflect a lifelong belief in the power of the natural world. He taught us that in these uncertain times, we must bravely confront the subjectivism of modernist thinking and embrace a way of being that flourishes alongside nature in symbiosis. His writing speaks of an architecture that can co-evolve into our living home. He warns that there is little hope humanity can continue along the same track without radical change. We would do well to heed his words very carefully”.