Architecture Centre Network is the development and advocacy organisation for the 23 Architecture Centres in the United Kingdom.

  • We nurture innovation and good practice by facilitating knowledge sharing
  • We broker, develop and deliver projects and consultancy with a wide range of stakeholders including government
  • We advocate for the unique role that Architecture and Built Environment Centre can play in improving public engagement with, and the quality of, Architecture and the Public Realm
  • We create resources and events to enable Architecture Centres, and Architecture Centre Network, to promote and maintain excellence

We always welcome discussions with new potential partners - see our contact details to get in touch.

Case  Studies

To find out more about the innovative work of Architecture and Built Environment Centres in the United Kingdom, and our own organisation, Architecture Centre Network explore the case studies bank. Do come back regularly as we add more stories and images.

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Network News


London Festival of Architecture Lunch box talks
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Lunch box talks at The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ.

All talks cost £8.00 and a Clerkenwell kitchen lunch bag is included in the ticket price!

Lunch box talk: Cany Ash, Ash Sakula Architects and George Fisher, Carnival Arts Trust
Thursday 26 ...

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PLACE — A study of modern houses in Cornwall
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PLACE — A study of modern houses in Cornwall Sophie Tarbuck Exhibition: 17 June — 25 August

Place, Sophie Tarbuck's exhibition of paintings, collages and drawings form an enquiry that explores the relationship between art and architecture and the influences they have on each other.


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Entry to The Lighthouse is to be free on Saturdays from 24 May 2008
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Entry to The Lighthouse is to be free on Saturdays from 24 May 2008 and they are also programming a range of exciting weekend events and family workshops.

The first free Saturday, 24 May, sees the top floor gallery of the Mitchell Lane building being converted into an amazing design marke...

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Current Member Events


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Creating Inspirational Spaces - at Places Matter! (17 Apr 2008)

The Creating Inspirational Spaces series of linked events in towns and cities around the Liverpoo...

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Junior Open House 2008 (24 Apr 2008)

A programme of events:

Junior Open House is a comprehensive and packed programme for prim...

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Enter the Centre Exhibition (26 Jun 2008)

What does an architecture centre do? What does it look like? How many are there? Come on a fact-f...

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Forthcoming Member Events


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London Festival of Architecture Family Events (12 Jul 2008)

Family friendly making architecture fun and cakes
Saturday 12 July 13.30-15.3...

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Architecture Centre Network

Architecture Centre, Bristol





Fundamental Architectural Inclusion


Northern Architecture

Open House



RIBA Trust

Shape East

Solent Centre for Architecture and Design

The Architecture Centre for Devon and Cornwall

The Architecture Centre, Kent

The Building Exploratory

The Lighthouse

Urban Vision North Staffordshire

Arts Council England CABE