Architects Association Trophy (Competition)

January 14, 2020 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
Scott Primary School
Hawk Drive
Bedford MK41 7JA

Architects Association Trophy

Theme – Consensus in Architecture

The award is to celebrate Architecture and therefore any image in this competition should reflect this. It is expected that the majority of the image (greater than 50%, excluding any reflections), must show Architecture. The image should not consist of a two-dimensional picture of Architecture i.e. an image of a picture.

  • Judge – Naomi Saul ARPS  DPAGB  ASINWP  EFIAP
  • Maximum entry per member – 3 x PDI’s only
  • Final entry date 7 January 19

The following interpretation of “Consensus in Architecture” has been provided by Graham Wright, Architects Association representative…

“Modern Architecture has often been criticized as being insensitive; terms like “…. It looks like a prison building…” and “…it’s a carbuncle …” have often been used.  Good Architecture should not simply copy the neighbours, but be compatible, good neighbourly and respectful designs.  Architects do not work in isolation to design buildings which also have to be approved by various bodies. We often see the resultant compromises. It is my view that consensus in Architecture should meld the new with the old.”


Our club evenings are held at Scott Primary School, Hawk Drive, Bedford MK41 7JA *

Doors officially open at 7pm* although we are usually open at 6.30pm onwards for anyone willing to help set the chairs and tables out.

Lecture evenings start at 7.30pm* but competition evenings may begin earlier at 7.15pm*

We usually close the event by around 9.45pm and always appreciate help stacking the chairs and tables away to be out of the hall by 10pm.

Most evenings have a mid evening tea and biscuit break. A donation of £1 is requested.

Visitors are welcome to most evenings* The normal charge is £3pp*

* unless stated otherwise