The School of Art, Architecture and Design news archive
London Met are planting for the future
Staff and student project from the School of Art, Architecture and Design to plant 420 saplings as part of Woodland Trust scheme.
London Met staff and archives feature in Hackney Museum exhibition
Co-curated by Emeritus Reader Susan Andrews, ‘At Home in Hackney’ features photography lecturers from the University, alongside images from the Special Collections.
The Africa Centre and London Met collaborate on Afropolitan culture series
London Afropolitan, an event held in September, adopted the African diaspora experience as a starting point for exploring the future of London’s culture of architecture and design.
London Met to host new exhibition on East London's Brady Girls' Club
'We are the Brady Girls' will be exhibited at the Aldgate campus through October and November.
London Met achieves Silver in Teaching Excellence Framework
The university demonstrates impressive progress through robust student experience and outcome strategy.
London Met MA art students deliver impactful performances and workshops at new installation
The ambitious project was commissioned to celebrate local community history in collaboration with the London Festival of Architecture and Aldgate BID.
London Met academic shines at Edinburgh Fringe once again
Rishi Trikha’s show Stuntman received widespread acclaim at the world renowned arts and culture festival.
London Met student wins Gold Award at the 2023 Association of Photographer's Student Awards
London Met's BA Photography was also voted 'Course of the Year' and course leader James Cant was also voted 'Lecturer of the Year'.
London Met students and staff collaborate with Youth Beyond Borders for the King's Coronation
Staff and students from the School of Art, Architecture, and Design worked with the youth focused agency to create artwork displayed at the King’s Coronation.
London Met sees Venice Biennale success
Two current students join the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale as Fellows at the British Pavilion 'Dancing Before the Moon', which was curated by a team including London Met alumni
London Met hosts discussion on accessibility and ethics within architecture
AAD staff, industry professionals, and visiting academics held an extensive discussion exploring ‘Architectures of Care’ and the creation of equitable and sustainable communities.
Dates announced for London Met's 2023 Summer Shows
Students from the School of Art, Architecture and Design will showcase their talent with a season of summer events.
London Met student shortlisted for prestigious photography award
Lakruwan Rajapaksha has been shortlisted for the Hahnemühle Student Award for 2023.
London Met academic awarded prestigious grant for architecture and music project in Coventry
The Arts and Humanities Research Council have granted Professor Christian Frost to research aural histories of Coventry between 1451 and 1642.
New mural unveiled as part of London Met's collaboration with Arsenal FC and Lavazza
Dream team of London Met, Italian coffee brand, Lavazza, and Arsenal FC launched a new mural created to inspire young people in North London to dream big.
EVENT: Should size matter? Why we should work toward inclusivity in fashion
Tuesday 14 March at 5pm on our Holloway Campus
Dr Torange Khonsari features on Design Council's podcast
Dr Khonsari one of the first guests on the Design for Planet Fellowship podcast.
London Met lecturer delivers keynote at Nobel Peace Center
Dr Anna Marazuela Kim addresses the theme of Culture as a Human Right to open Oslo World 2022, an international festival dedicated to showcasing global artistic and cultural expressions
Anti-Apartheid Legacy: Material Culture, Heritage and Now
London Met alumna Dr Ekua McMorris will develop a project focusing on material culture derived from the Anti-Apartheid Movement, in collaboration with CREATURE and the Liliesleaf Trust.
London Met Professor takes over the Tate Modern shop for winter
Associate Professor Patrick Brill, who goes by the pseudonym Bob and Roberta Smith, has curated the Tate Edit shop space until 2023.
London Met graduate awarded Royal Photographic Society Women in Photography Bursary
Mina Boromond was awarded the £3,500 prize to support her work which explores her experience of aphastasia, memory and displacement.
Remembering Chris Jennings
The former Senior Lecturer at London Met Chris Jennings is remembered for his teaching, friendship, humour and inspirational ways.
London Met lecturer featured in Venice Design Week
Dr Jacek Ludwig Scarso delivered a speech on his recent work and collaborations in the famous City of Bridges.
London Met students to plant over 400 trees
Each tree planted by students from the School of Art, Architecture and Design could offset one tonne of carbon over its lifetime.
Nourishing disruptions: new mural on London Met's Aldgate campus
The artwork on Pomell Way is part of the upcoming Petticoat Lane Art Trail.
Africa Fashion: shifting the geography of global fashion
London Met's Professor Wessie Ling will take part in a conference at the Victoria & Albert Museum, in conjunction with their Africa Fashion exhibition.
Major grant for London Met rewilding research
The research project, which seeks to increase urban biodiversity through transformative design for streets, has been granted over £58,000 by the Kusuma Trust.
London Met team hosts workshop at the acclaimed Design Museum
Thomas Aquilina and Beatrice De Carli led a workshop, ‘Silent and Speaking: A Workshop on Environmental Justice’ at the Design Museum last month.
Guardian League Tables 2023: London Met interior design courses rank third in UK
London Met’s Interiors courses cover an exciting range of future-thinking projects, with a particular emphasis on sustainable and environmental design.
London Met course leader to host a roundtable discussion in partnership with The Line and Mind
Dr Jacek Ludwig Scarso, Deputy Director of CREATURE and Course Leader on the Public Art & Performance MA set to host Inside Out Public Art, Nature and Mental Wellbeing discussion.
Generosity and architecture
London Met academics Sian Moxon and Jane Clossick publish chapters in a new book exploring how generosity in architecture operates in, and questions, socioeconomic and political systems
Furniture and Product Design students collaborate with Brompton for London Design Festival
The students created innovative and truly unique pieces, ranging from whimsical games to household items, made of old Brompton parts.
London Met alumnus exhibits innovative design at Green Grads
Callum Pincombe showcases his slice table at Green Grads, a platform for emerging designers who are working sustainably and tackling eco-issues. The exhibition takes place 24-25 Sept.
London Met Product Design alums named Stars of Tomorrow
Amechi Mandi and Chelsea Vivash, both graduates of Furniture and Product Design, were featured in the special issue.
The enigma of nature in the age of proto-globalisation
Professor Nicholas Temple will present his research at the next Art, Architecture and Design (AAD) Sessions event on 28 September.
The Chosen Haram: major success for Edinburgh fringe circus show from London Met academic
The show saw widespread four and five-star ratings from critics, a Lustrom award win, and played to sold-out houses throughout its Edinburgh run.
Material Matters: the relationship between craft, industry and passion
London Met lecturer and esteemed product designer Simon Hasan features on major design podcast.
London Met graduate appointed curator of diaspora jewellery at V&A
Emefa Cole will be the first person to hold the position at the esteemed Victoria & Albert Museum.
Planted Unearthed: London Met academic to explore urban rewilding on environmental design panel
Sian Moxon will join the expert panel as part of the first contemporary design event and media platform promoting exclusively environmentally focused businesses.
London Met lecturer's dance film Twine selected for International Film Festival
Dr Jane Turner’s film nominated for Best Musical Video Film at the L’HIFF festival.
Fine Art graduate wins 2022 David Skingle Award
Marco Carofalo won the annual student prize for printmaking, which is named in memory of the late David Skingle, who taught printmaking at London Met for many years.
Join London Met’s 2022 Postgraduate and Research Exhibition
The exhibition, running from 12-17 September, will showcase the work of the University's postgraduate students and staff research projects.
Winner of London Met’s Big Writing Challenge announced
Creative writing competition launched by London Met and Orion Publishing won by Elyana Guler for ‘The Grimm’.
London Met graduate's debut film released on all major streaming platforms
Daniel Glenn-Barbour’s first feature film ‘Yes-Man’ officially launches across streaming platforms.
“London Running Wild” sustainable design expert featured in Time Out magazine
Siân Moxon’s rewilding project receives coverage in the esteemed magazine, Time Out London.
EYE 2: a new Instagram exhibition from London Met Art students
An Instagram-based exhibition by Spring entry foundation students at the School of Art, Architecture and Design will run from 25-30 July 2022.
London Met lecturer’s project featured in Designer Magazine
Siân Moxon’s Rewild My Street campaign profiled in prestigious design magazine.
London Met research project named finalist in prestigious timber industry awards
George Fereday's HomeGrownCabin project is a finalist in the 2022 Structural Timber Awards in the 'Pioneer' category.
London Met hosts Oral History Society's annual conference
The conference brought together an impressive and diverse range of speakers to discuss the theme of ‘Home’.
How London Met is working to support refugees
Vice Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs discusses a new initiative that sees London Met twinned with a Ukrainian university, and our other impactful work to support refugee communities.
London Met scores highly in latest National Student Survey
The high quality of London Met's teaching, student community and student voice was showcased in the 2022 NSS.
London Met student named finalist of EIZO Photography awards
Karoly Rucska, a second year photography student has been listed in the final 15 shortlist of the EIZO Student Photography Awards.
London Met comes out for Pride
London Met joined the London Pride Parade for the first time in its 50-year history this weekend. Wendy Sloane, Associate Professor of Journalism reports from the celebrations.
Textiles graduate wins major design prize
Nanci Byrne-Lynch has won the Sanderson Design Group Award, and will now take up a 12-month paid internship in one of the Sanderson Design Group studios.
Art, Architecture and Design Summer Show celebrates work of graduating students
The exhibition runs from 22 June – 2 July.
London Met's Photography BA named Association of Photographers 'Course of the Year'
Course leader James Cant was also voted AOP Lecturer of the Year, while students Kasia Kowalska and Giulia Ballarin were nominated for their photography.
New £30,000 architecture scholarship made available for disadvantaged students
London Met is one of just 10 universities offering the scholarship to students from low-income households, with applications closing on 8 July 2022.
Culture and Collaborations on Climate Emergency
London Met researcher, Siân Moxon is set to talk at an online climate event.
"You work your way through the rejects and the great ones remain"
Ryan Evans, BA Journalism student, reports on the Art, Architecture and Design Summer Show, which opens on 22 June 2022.
Architecture graduates premiere new documentary at the Barbican
'Nubia Way: A Story of Black-led Self Building' tells the story of London’s first black-led housing co-operative. The premiere takes place at 7pm on 20 July.
Architecture at London Met scores highest for student satisfaction in the capital
The results were published in the latest Complete University Guide.
London Met graduate’s start-up receives £250,000 in funding
The AllotMe project, dubbed the ‘AirBnB of gardens’, has secured investment to expand fledgling business.
High levels of student satisfaction showcased in Complete University Guide
London Met ranked 5th for student satisfaction nationally in the newly released rankings.
Vote for new mural on London Met building!
We are asking for your opinion on the new mural at the Aldgate Campus.
London Met project named winner of Norfolk Art Trail
The public artwork, Iron Reef, was developed by Cristina Morbi of Maetherea Studio and her team. It will be installed at the historical site of Reedham Ferry.
Understanding the urban commons
A two-day workshop will bring together researchers across the arts, humanities and social sciences working on urban commons.
June is Pride Month: Are you ready?
Ryan Evans, third-year Journalism BA student, speaks to members of the LGBTQIA+ community at London Met about what Pride means to them.
Petticoat Lane’s fashion history celebrated in new salon
A live exhibition showcasing BA Fashion and Fashion Photography work with materials and inspiration from Petticoat Lane will take place on 9 June, before the Fashion Graduate Show.
Your People, Your Places, Your Things 2022 - the winners
Winners have been announced for London Met's national photography competition for school and college students.
Filth and Finery
The 2022 Graduate Fashion Showcase from The School of Art, Architecture and Design at London Metropolitan University will take place on 9 June, 5.30pm.
Ecological Dialogues: Perspectives on Art, Architecture and Design
London Met’s commitment to sustainability in education was reaffirmed with the relaunch of the Art, Architecture and Design Education Declares initiative.
Common Ground for Urban Inclusion
London Met co-hosted a networking event for academics, students and practitioners with an interest in migration, inclusion, and city-making.
Artwork by Graphic Design student Davide Provasi adorns a major Old Street development. In an interview, he discusses how he developed it and what it means to him.