This June sees the return of London Festival of Architecture. To celebrate, the Soane is launching a programme of pop-up exhibitions and events centred around LFA 2019's theme of Boundaries.

Proposal B, installed at Venice Biennale 2018

Proposal B

30 May to 16 June

Are Museums places where we just look at objects, or social spaces to participate and interact? Originally launched for the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, Proposal B is a pop-up exhibition by design duo Peter Salter and Fenella Collingridge that blurs the distinctions between furniture, art and architecture. Installed in the Museum's Foyle Space, Proposal B provides spaces for visitors to sit and moving parts to manipulate, creating a platform for conversation and interaction.

Meet the artists at our after-hours talk

Peter Salter and Fenella Collingridge in conversation
10 June

Coinciding with the installation of Proposal B, Salter and Collingridge come to the Museum for a special evening to discuss the project and its formation. The evening includes a drinks reception and a chance to explore the Museum after hours.

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Images from Crude Hints, our pop-up show for LFA 2019

Crude Hints towards an Architectural Academy of the Future

5 June to 9 June

Soane built his museum as an 'academy of architecture'. But how will architecture be disseminated in the future? Students from the Architectural Association's Intermediate Unit 13 speculate on architectural academies of the future in this pop-up exhibition.

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The Facade of the Soane Museum

On the Fence

23 June

Contribute to our large-scale art installation transform the fence that defines the boundary between the museum and the surrounding city. With spotlight talks by the Soane Museum Youth Panel.

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A detail shot of Proposal B

Sit down and build up

30 May

Inspired by the architectural seats of Proposal B, this free, drop-in workshop offers families a chance to construct their own chairs out of various materials - from miniature lolly stick chairs to newspaper constructions.

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Find out more about #LFA2019

You can find out more about London Festival of Architecture 2019 at their official website.