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Summer Show 2018 opener announced

We are delighted to announce Professor Eva Jiricna CBE as the opener for this year’s Bartlett Summer Show.

Eva Jiricna

14 May 2018

On Friday 22 June, award-winning architect Eva Jiricna will be opening The Bartlett School of Architecture Summer Show 2018, addressing students, staff, industry and invited guests in the main quadrangle of UCL at 7pm. 

Having first encountered The Bartlett School of Architecture on her arrival from Czechoslovakia in 1968, Eva continues to be inspired by the school’s unique ethos:

I have been witnessing the progress of The Bartlett for more than 50 years, witnessing its continuous journey from strength to strength. It is a real treat to be part of The Bartlett Summer Show to absorb the overwhelming optimism, positive attitude, astonishing effort, endless curiosity and investigative hunger of the school, which takes risks but never accepts defeat.

About Eva Jiricna

Eva is a Czech-born architect who has been based in London since 1968. Her contribution to architecture and design has been recognised with a host of prestigious awards, including the title Royal Designer for Industry and a CBE (Commander of the British Empire).

Eva has been elected a Royal Academician by the Royal Academy of Arts, made Hon Fellow A.I.A. (American Institute of Architects), and been bestowed a unique Lifetime Achievement Award by the Czech Ministry of Culture.

Eva has a strong commitment to architectural education in all its aspects, giving frequent talks and workshops to students as well as acting as External Examiner for a number of universities. She participates frequently on architectural juries and lectures internationally on her work.