19.09.14 TRACE Magazine 09: Chile
Lunar Wood featured in and on Trace 09.

15.09.14 Fall 2014 Howard Friedman Visiting Professorship, UC Berkeley
Very honoured to hold this appointment, look out for our studio with Nicholas DeMonchaux this semester at UC Berkeley, more to follow.

22.07.14 Prizes and Congratulations this year.. a clean sweep!
Year 4 Theory Prize - Nicholas Blomstrand
Year 5 Theory Prize - Jennifer Dyne
Year 4 Technology Prize - Marcus Stockton
Year 5 Technology Prize - Danny Lane
The Bartlett Prize - Sandra Youkhana
The Bartlett Prize - Danny Lane
RIBA Foster Travelling Scholarship - Joe Paxton

02.06.14 LECTURE: Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
Vienna this time, part of Hannes Stiefel's lecture series. Starts at 7pm.

29.01.14 LECTURE: Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark
Come and join us at the renowned Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark. Starts at 3pm.

29.01.14 LECTURE: Syracuse University, NY– Florence Outpost.
Come and join us, if you are in Italy of course, at the Syracuse NY outpost in Florence where we will be discussing our latest work. Starts at 6pm.

20.01.14 BLDGBLOG: Where The Alps Are A 3d-Printed Landscape Made From Artificial Snow.
Write up by Geoff Manaugh of our latest Unit 11 trip to Switzerland.

20.01.14 Marcel Duchamp and the Architecture of Desire
Fabulous new book by Penelope Haralambidou.. one for the reading list. A few of our projects are shown but we're in great company- Ben Nicholson, Webb, Tschumi, Diller + Scofidio amongst others.

21.11.13 BBC Radio 4's Inside Science with Adam Rutherford
Hear Mark interviewed about the Sheppey Battery on Radio 4's Inside Science programme by Marnie Chesterton.

21.11.13 What Happens When F1 Car Designers Build Architectural Models
Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan reviews the BELA show.

20.11.13 A 3D-Printed Electrical Storage Landscape for the English Coast
More details on the BELA show.

19.11.13 AA Evening Lecture
Starts at 6pm, discover more about the work behind the show.

18.11.13 Flywheel Landscapes, Race Car Tech, and 3D-Printed Urban Caves
More images of our work with Geoff Manaugh at the AA.. a great write up!

16.11.13 BELA Gallery Talk
We're doing a Saturday Gallery Talk at the AA about the work in the show.. all welcome! Starts at 11 with free coffee and pastries.

15.11.13 BELA Exhibition at the Architectural Association
Come and see our latest work exhibited at the Architectural Association, the British Exploratory Land Archive in collaboration with BLDGBLOG

14.11.13 BELA Exhibition Preview
A quick preview of our AA show.

07.10.13 Success at the AR's Global Architecture Graduate Awards 2013
Congratulations to Adrienne Lau from (Unit 11 2012-13) on her success at the ARs awards, (Dis)Assembly of Surburbia was described by Mel Dodd as "Refreshingly pseudo-practical yet resoundingly political, the icing on the cake is the recycling of foreclosed McMansions into a satisfyingly counter culture version of their former selves."

05.10.13 Landscape Futures - Reviews
Landscape Futures, Geoff Manaughs latest publication features a considerable amount of our recent work, predominantly the work he commissioned for his show at the Nevada Museum of Art. Some reviews can be found here, here, and here.

03.10.13 Architectural Foundation - Futures in the Making
Pop down to the Architectural Foundation to see Futures in the Making exhibition. There are seven of the strongest graduate projects in the UK 2013, Unit 11 is lucky enough to occupy two of those slots with Farah Badaruddin and Adrienne Lau. Two fantastic and fantastically different projects.

07.10.13 Farah Badaruddin on BLDGBLOG
Great write-up of our Florida tour and Farah Badaruddin's Lightning Project on BLDGBLOG... popping up on loads of blogs at the moment!!

13.08.13 Unit 11 Alumni at the RIBA Eyeline Drawing Awards 2013
Well done to Janinder Bhatti (2011-12) and Luke Pearson (2008-09) who have both been placed in the RIBA Eyeline Drawing Competition.

02.08.13 Blueprint Review of best UK Graduates
Nice to see two students from Unit 11 chosen for the 2013 Graduate Review in Blueprint Magazine, Sandra Youkhana and Adrienne Lau. Will post a pic when we scan one!

25.06.13 Performative Materials in Architecture and Design
Rashida Ng and Sneha Patel's book from University of Chicago Press uses our Lanzarote Projects as design test cases to 'address the convergence of several significant and fundamental advancements in the ways that materials and environments are designed, evaluated, and experienced within architecture and related disciplines'

25.06.13 London Architecture Diary
Will Hunter as Guest Editor of the London Architecture Diary suggests a trip to our show, Farah Badaruddin's drawings will 'take your breath away'. Thanks Will!

25.06.13 BD Online
An image of the 'Riparian Rise and Demise' on the Kissimmee River, Florida by Alisan Dockerty of Unit11

30.04.13 Architectural Review
In discussion with Will Hunter and Sir Peter Cook in this months AR. Lovely cover and gatefold!

21.04.13 Architects Journal: Journeyman Architects
Read Merlin Fulcher's review of the Venice Takeaway exhibition at the RIBA here.

18.04.13 Architectural Review's Folio feature
Sneak preview of an upcoming feature in AR by Will Hunter here and here.

26.03.13 Urban Lab Films: London Flows
Hear us talk about our latest work at the London Flows event at the School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

28.02.13 Lecture at the Architectural Association
Architect Explorers: Land Use Taxonomy/Landscape Transformation event at the AA at 18:00, intro by Liam Young.

09.02.13 Lunar Wood at the Mission Gallery Swansea
Lunar Wood is on display at the
Mission Gallery, Swansea until March 10th. Check out the film here.

09.02.13 RIBA Journal - Learning from LAX Lagos
Preview of Venice Takeaway show at the RIBA by Hugh Pearman

31.10.12 Lebbeus Woods- The Guardian Architecture and Design Blog
More tributes to Lebbeus in Olly Wainwrights Guardian blog, an extraordinarily influential man.

30.10.12 Lebbeus Woods, 1940-2012
A moving tribute to Lebbeus by Geoff Manaugh..... sad news indeed.

See Adrienne Lau's work from last years Unit 11 SUPER-URBAN-MEGA-LISTIC on BLDGBLOG

24.10.12 Architectural Inventions: Visionary Drawings
See the Geofluidic Landscape in a new (massive!) Laurence King publication examining visionary architectural drawings, edited by Matt Bua and Maximilian Goldfarb

04.10.12 Be One Magazine
Vol 5 Issue 60 September 12. Article about our practice.

11.09.12 Caves of Nottingham
Fascinating BLDGBLOG write-up of our trip to the Caves of Nottingham with Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley (Edible Geography)

11.09.12 bdonline Venice Video: The British Pavilion
Head of architecture at the British Council and pavilion curator Vicky Richardson on the inspiration behind the British Pavilion at the Architecture Biennale.
Click here.

05.09.12 Diffusive Architectures Blog
Interesting critique of Augmented Landscapes at Carl Douglas' blog. Click here.

02.09.12 Guardian/Observer 'Key players in British architecture'
'Some of the most notable people in British architecture gather on the steps of the British Pavilion at the Giardini during this year's Biennale in Venice'.
an interactive photograph!

01.09.12 CRANE TV
Venice takeaway and the BELA project on Crane TV

Read Geoff's BLDGBLOG entry on our collaborative project the 'British Exploratory Land Archive' (BELA)

28.08.12 Review of Venice Takeaway
Read the Designboom report from the Venice Biennale here and here

Our project The British Exploratory Land Archive, a collaboration with Geoff Manaugh of BLDGBLOG is launched the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale at the British Pavilion

10.08.12 Blueprint Magazine
Bartlett MArch Unit 11 students Emma Flynn and Janinder Bhatti MArch Projects are reviewed in Blueprint Issue 318 September 2012.

02.08.12 'The Perfect Cup of Tea - get one while they're hot'
Universal Tea Machine reviewed in The Independent: Will Dean's Ideas Factory

Lauches tonight at the BT Live site in Victoria Park, London.

Mayor of London launches the 'Wonder Installations' including our Universal Tea Machine. Thanks to all involved

24.07.12 Architects Journal Reviews Bartlett Show
"Ben Adams visits the Bartlett and finds a surprising emphasis on craft" and highlights our MArch Unit 11 SUPER-URBAN-MEGA-LISTIC as the 'Stand Out Unit' and Emma Flynn as 'Stand Out Student'!

19.07.12 Class of 2012, Emma Flynn, Bartlett, UCL
Oliver Wainwright's article in BD

19.07.12 Class of 2012: Graduates face up to the future
'Six winners shone through the trend for desolation in BD’s awards for the UK’s best diploma students'. Congratulations Emma

Nicky—thanks for the write up on the inspirational 'Edible Geography'

05.07.12 Vimeo film for The Venice Biennale
So here's a peak at what we're doing with Geoff Manaugh of BLDGBLOG for the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

28.3.12 New Installation for Ruthin Craft Centre, North Wales
Our latest installation Lunar Wood produced for a residency studio Nurturing the Spirit for the Centre's Japanese Style: Sustaining Design exhibition. Check out our short film on Vimeo

15.3.12 WINNERS ANNOUNCED Venice Biennale 2012 - British Pavilion
Smout Allen selected as one of the teams representing the UK in the British Pavilion at this years Venice Architecture Biennale. We've teamed up with Geoff Manaugh from BLDGBLOG and are looking forward to producing some exciting collaborative work! More info on the other winners here.

1.3.12 Mining the Lower East Side
BLDGBLOG Review of some of the ongoing work in Unit 11 at the Bartlett. Well done Rebecca!

06.02.12 Lecture at the University of Manitoba
Smout Allen public Lecture on 'Surface Tension' and other recent works.

23.1.12 Envirographic Architecture Exhibition
January 23rd - March 2nd
ARCH 2 Gallery University of Manitoba.
Come see our latest exhibition showcasing our new work from 2010/11!

20.1.12 SUPER-URBAN-MEGA-LISTIC: An evening with Smout Allen
Friday, January 20, 2012, 6:30-9:30pm
Columbia University GSAPP, Studio-X, 180 Varick Street, Suite 1610, NY
Join us and our students from the Bartlett School of Architecture as they present interim student work developed with the help of a winter week spent exploring the hidden infrastructures, megastructural remnants, buried steam tunnels, and techno-ecological landscapes of New York City.
All are welcome to this open event; no RSVP required

6.1.12 art ltd Review
Interesting 'art ltd' review of the Landscape Futures Exhibition by Maria Porges

19.10.11 Lecture at the University of Cambridge, Department of Architecture
A Smout Allen public Lecture on 'Surface Tension' and other recent works.

18.10.11 e-Architect
Press release for Surface Tension featured on e-Architect

17.10.11 In Progress Research Seminar, UCL
Discussing our recent research work with Liam Young (Tomorrow's Thoughts Today) and Dr Sarah Bell acting as respondents. Bartlett School, UCL, Room G01 2-6pm.

10.10.11 Domus Review
Great Domus review of the Landscape Futures Exhibition by Alan Rapp

03.10.11 Metropolis Mag Review
Metropolis Mag review of the Landscape Futures Exhibition

15.09.11 Princeton Architectural Press Landscape Futures Bundle
Get yourself a copy of Augmented Landscapes which is being bundled alongside fabulous publications by our fellow exhibitors at Landscape Futures

03.09.11 Architizer Review
Architizer review of the Landscape Futures Exhibition

02.09.11 Fast Code Review
Great review of the installation from Mike Gaddy

01.09.11 Surface Tension installation film uploaded to Vimeo
Link here

03.09.11 BD Online
Review of the Landscape Futures Exhibition

13.08.11 The first viewing of our Surface Tension installation
Commissioned by Geoff Manaugh for the 'Landscape Futures: Instruments, Devices and Architectural Interventions' exhibition at The Nevada Museum of Art. The exhibition opens on August 13 so more images and films to follow.

03.08.11 A sneaky peek of what we've been up to on the wonderful

31.07.11 Lanzarote, A Changing Climate, The Envirogrammic Response
Forward - The Architecture and Design Journal of the AIA, edited by Christina Nobel, includes a chapter on our Lanzarote projects.

01.07.11 Unit 11 Awards
Congratulations to Rina Kukaj, Adam Landsdowne-Bridge, Justin Randle and Spencer Treacy for achieving Distinctions for their Design work this year. Extra congratulations to Justin who is the RIBA Silver Medal Nominee for 2011.

15.06.11 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2011
Don't miss the work of Margaret Bursa and Johan Hybschmann at the Exhibition showing their first collaboration Archmongers

07.03.11 Architects Sketchbook
Check us out in Will Jones' Architects Sketchbook

See the Landscape Futures Super-Workshop here!

Workshop with BLDGBLOG
Great news, we are going to be teaming up with Geoff Manaugh from BLDGBLOG, the University of Southern California and some more key people from LA in the New Year, to run a major design workshop. We will keep you posted.

12.09.10 Architecture Foundation Lecture
Smout Allen will be lecturing as part of the International Collection of Potential Architecture Exhibition at the AF on the 6th October.
More details here

10.09.10 RIBA Climate Change Lecture Series
Smout Allen are to be keynote speakers at the RIBA Climate Change Lecture series hosted by UCL. A half day conference on November 11th. More details to follow.

10.08.10 BBC The Culture Show
You can get a glimpse of some of our and our students work at the Royal Academy on the BBC2s The Culture Show
More details here

09.08.10 Review on Eclectica
You can check out our review on Eclectica here;
More details here

22.07.10 The Architectural Review Top Ten Teaching Units
See our teaching unit ranked as one of the top-ten in the London here,
More details here

16.07.10 Royal Academy Curators Choice Talk
Congratulations! Johan Hybschmann has been selected from the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2010 to talk about his work from Unit 11 08/09
More details here

25.06.10 Bartlett Summer Show 2010
Come to see the work of the Bartlett School, including our Unit 11, show opener Hitoshi Abe, kick off at 18:30.
More details here

15.06.10 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2010
Don't miss the work of Margaret Bursa, Johan Hybschmann and Luke Pearson at the Exhibition showing their work from Unit 11, congratulations! A quick reminder of their websites;
Margaret Bursa
Johan Hybschmann
Luke Pearson

14.06.10 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2010
Our work has been selected for the RA Summer Exhibition, see it here;
More details here

04.06.10 Play/works, ICA
If you have young children and fancy taking part in a family design workshop see the following link. Initiated by Erin Byrne as part of her Thesis and Design project in Unit 11 09/10;
More details here

27.05.10 Chernikhov Prize Nomination
Smout Allen nominated for the 2010 Chernikhov prize;
More details here

18.05.10 Lecture at the Bauhaus, Weimar
A Smout Allen public Lecture titled Neo-Nature, featuring our latest work. Part of the Horizonte lecture series. More details here
Book to follow!

01.05.10 FLAUNT Magazine Review
Another review of London Eight here;
More details here

30.04.10 Architects Newspaper Review
A great review of the London Eight show at SCI-Arc can be found here,
More details here

25.04.10 Sir Peter Cook, London Eight Intro
Great description of why we are there!
More details here

19.04.10 London Eight at SCI-Arc, curator Sir Peter Cook
Come to the opening of London Eight, more details here;
More details here,
and here.

24.03.10 Blueprint Review
You can check out our practice review in Blueprint here.

15.03.10 Architecture 10 Review
See a review of the show in Architecture Australia here;
More details here

26.02.10 Review on MAMMOTH
Interesting discussion originating from Geoff Manaughs teaching studio;
More details here,
and here.

11.02.10 Architecture 10, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney.
Following the Urban Islands workshop in Sydney in 2009, Tom Rivard has organised a follow up exhibition. See our work here;
More details here,

07.01.10 University of Calgary Lecture
Smout Allen at U of C, lecturing as part of their Design Matters Lecture Series, at the Uptown Stage and Screen;
More details here,

03.01.10 University of Calgary, Somerville Lectureship
Smout Allen are running a week long Design Workshop titled, Almanac as part of their 2010 Somerville Lectureship in U of C, more to follow!

for previous years see archive