Open House London, created and delivered by the independent non-profit organisation Open-City, is the capital’s largest annual festival of architecture and design. Now in its 22nd year, it is a city-wide celebration of the buildings, places and neighbourhoods where we live and work.
By providing free and open access to 250,000 accross 30 boroughs to more than 800 outstanding examples of historic and contemporary buildings, on-site projects and public spaces, it remainds the most powerful medium for engaging everyone in a better appreciation of their city.
The dates for next year's event will be 20-21 September 2014. Pre-order your guide for the event here.
Open House London 2013 once again brought unprecedented numbers of visitors to over 800 buildings all across London - all for free. This event would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors, local authorities and individual donations.
Read about the 2013 Open-City's inagural Open Debate held on Tuesday 17th September at the Landscape Institute. Asked the question ‘Is London building a sterile city?’, 52% answered yes and 48% no.
Over 9,200 people applied in the ballot to attend what was a lively discussion chaired by Razia Iqbal, BBC Correspondent and with Stephen Howlett (CEO Peabody Housing), Leo Hollis (author, 'Cities Are Good For You'), Bob Allies (Partner, Allies and Morrison), Sue Illman (President, Landscape Institute).
Details for the 2014 Open Debate will be announced shortly.