Lucy Bullivant

Bloomsbury, London, open

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Lucy Bullivant Hon FRIBA is an author, critic, curator, guest lecturer and consultant specialising in architecture and urban design. In 2012 she launched her own webzine,, on contemporary urban design. She has a Master’s degree in cultural history (RCA). Formerly Heinz Curator of Architecture, Royal Academy of Arts, London, she has curated exhibitions for Vitra Design Museum, Triennale di Milano, and the British Council, and her conferences have been staged at Tate Modern, the ICA, the Architectural Association, and Strelka Institute, Moscow.

From 2007-2010 she was Renaissance Advocate for Yorkshire Forward and is currently a member of the Scientific Committee of the Institut pour la Ville en Mouvement PSA Peugeot Citroen, Paris and the Technical Committee of the FRAC architecture centre, Orléans, and curator and chair of the V&A’s Talking Architecture series (2010-). Lucy regularly gives lectures internationally, for example at the National Council of Architecture, Helsinki, the Swedish Institute of Architects, Stockholm, the Malaysian Institute of Architects, IAAC Barcelona, the University of Rome, and Concordia University, Montreal.

She is the author of Masterplanning Futures (Routledge, 2012), New Arcadians (Merrell, 2012), Responsive Environments (V&A Contemporary, 2006), Anglo Files: UK architecture’s rising generation (Thames & Hudson, 2005), and was Guest Editor of 4dsocial (AD, 2007), 4dspace (AD, 2005) and Home Front (AD, 2003). Lucy is a correspondent to Domus, The Plan, Architectural Review, Architecture Today, Volume and Indesign.

I like to watch art movies and documentaries. I hope to make a new documentary series on adaptive planning - just to name two projects

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  1. Center for Architecture