• Peter Murray

  • Thu, 05-12-2019 at 17:00
  • 57'10 Lecture Series
    The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment
    AB10 7GJ Aberdeen
Peter Murray - 57'10 Lecture Series - Aberdeen

Our final guest this semester is Architectural Writer, Peter Murray. Make sure you come along to Room N117 for our last lecture of 2019 and don't forget to bring your key fobs!Peter is Curator in Chief of New London Architecture (NLA) and Mayor of London's International Design Advocate. He trained at the now defunct Bristol University Department of Architecture and at the Architectural Association but has spent his career commenting on architecture rather than practising it.He started at Architectural Design, followed by a stint as editor of the RIBA Journal. He founded Blueprint magazine and started Wordsearch, a global design and communications agency for architects and real estate before setting up the London Festival of Architecture in 2004 and NLA in 2005.He has curated many exhibitions including 'New Architecture, the work of Foster, Rogers Stirling' and 'Living Bridges' at the Royal Academy. He has written or edited a number of books including The Saga of Sydney Opera House and The Great Estates. He is a keen cyclist and campaigns for better cycling infrastructure in cities. He is listed by the Evening Standard as one of the 1000 most influential Londoners.