The Bartlett School of Architecture


PhD Research Projects 2023 – Exhibition

21 February 2023–07 March 2023, 9:30 am–7:00 pm

Bartlett phd 2023 - Daniyal Farhani

The seventeenth annual exhibition presented by doctoral students at The Bartlett School of Architecture, taking place at the school's Bloomsbury campus and online.

This event is free.

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The Bartlett School of Architecture
22 Gordon Street

This event is supported by The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment and The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.


The interdisciplinary exhibition is open to the public and features the work students from across the faculty who are developing or concluding their doctoral research (MPhil/PhD). The exhibition aims to encourage discussions between students, staff, invited guests and critics and the public.


09:30 – 19:00, 21 February – 07 March
Ground floor gallery, 22 Gordon Street

Curated by Dr. Stamatis Zografos

Organised and curated by Dr Stylianos Giamarelos and Dr Stamatis Zografos, PhD Research Projects 2023 is the seventeenth annual exhibition related to doctoral research at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. The event is open to the public and involves work by students undertaking the Architectural Design MPhil/PhD and Architectural & Urban History & Theory MPhil/PhD, and Architectural Practice MPhil/PhD programmes, as well as from The Bartlett Development Planning Unit and the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity. 

Over 90 students are currently enrolled at The Bartlett School of Architecture's doctoral programmes, and the range of original and creative research subjects undertaken is broad. The PhD Research Projects 2023 catalogue and exhibition focus on a smaller selection of work from students who are developing or concluding their research. 

Exhibiting students

Visit the exhibition in person at the school's Bloomsbury campus, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB, or explore the work online at phd2023.bartlettarchucl.com.

LAMSA crochet pop-up for Turkey-Syria

12:00 – 17:00, 22 February – 03 March 2023
Ground floor gallery, 22 Gordon Street

Led by PhD candidate Natalie Garland, the pop-up will feature items handmade in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. All purchases support community belonging and self-reliance through craft. A percentage of sales from this pop-up event will be donated to a local organisation providing Turkey-Syria earthquake relief.  

PhD Roundtable

11:00 - 15:30, Tuesday 07 March

G.01, 22 Gordon Street, UCL

On Tuesday 7 March, The Bartlett School of Architecture PhD WIP+ (Work in Progress Plus) is hosting a PhD Roundtable – a series of informal presentations and discussions by doctoral students featured in the PhD exhibition and catalogue. The event will run from 11:00–15:30 and will be held in the Ground Floor Exhibition Space of 22 Gordon Street. All are welcome to attend to take part in discussions.

Closing reception

17:30 – 20:00, Tuesday 07 March 
G.01, 22 Gordon Street, UCL

The school celebrates the closing of the exhibition with a drinks reception in the ground floor exhibition space at the school's Bloomsbury campus. It's a final chance to explore the work from this year's exhibition in person, while enjoying a drink with exhibiting students, staff and invited guests.

No booking necessary. 


All our event spaces are accessible. For any additional support or information, please email or call 020 3108 7337.

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Image: Sanyanli Urban Village, Guangzhou (Photograph: Daniyal Farhani, 2020)