Calling all budding architects! Learn the art of architectural drawing with Sir John Soane's Museum.

Our architectural drawing course is perfect for 15 to 18 year olds who have a background in art and design and are interested in going on to study architecture or a related subject in Higher Education. Led by expert architect Benedict O'Looney (M.Arch RIBA), you will master a range of drawing skills over six sessions (one a month) and will visit some of London’s most architecturally fascinating buildings to hone your craft. 

By the end of the course you will have:

Used a variety of scales and media
Discovered how different techniques require different approaches 
Worked from townscapes and panoramic views
Studied interiors
Expanded their knowledge of drawing materials
Learnt the techniques of architectural detailing
Gained a fascinating insight into the development of London’s built environment

Each session runs from 11:00 to 15:30. Session dates:

Saturday 21 October 2017
Saturday 18 November 2017
Saturday 16 December 2017
Saturday 20 January 2018
Saturday 17 February 2018
Saturday 17 March 2018

All materials are provided, but we ask that you bring your own lunch.

Any questions? Email our Learning team at or call 020 7440 4247.

Benedict O'Looney is an expert architect, draftsman and architecture lecturer, and runs a practice that worked on the regeneration of Peckham Town centre. He has previously worked for two of the UK’s most renowned architects - Nicholas Grimshaw and Will Alsop. He is also a former president of the London Sketch Club, and is the chair of Southwark Conservation Areas Advisory group.

Unfortunately, we can't give refunds for any missed sessions.

Event Info

21 Oct 2017

11:00 - 15:30



Age range: 

15 - 18 year olds