The Role of the Architect in Society
Architecture, Practice, Profession, Urban Design


Julia Barfield

Founding Director at Marks Barfield Architects

Founding director of Marks Barfield Architects (MBA) 1989 together with husband and partner David Marks (1952 - 2017) - also the originators and creative Entrepreneurs behind the design, funding, development and realisation of the London Eye and British Airways i360 in Brighton.

MBA has won more than 80 awards for Design, Innovation and Sustainability. Clapham Old Town won the NLA Award for Public Space in 2015. Greenwich Gateway Pavilions won an RIBA National award 2016 and in 2017; The University of Cambridge Primary School won the RIBA East Award in 2017 and British Airways i360 has won 18 awards over 2017-2018 .


Curating experience | The Future Role of the Architect

22 October, 2018

The RIBA, Florence Hall, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD