Museum Late: architecture special
5.30pm - 8pm
11 St Andrew's Place, Regent's Park, NW1 4LE
Side view of the RCP.
(c) Hufton+Crow

Join us after hours to explore the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) Grade I listed home. Discover the architectural plans and documents behind this 1960s masterpiece and enjoy a guided tour.

Architect Denys Lasdun worked closely with the RCP to create a new headquarters that fulfilled very specific needs for England’s oldest medical college. Uniquely, Lasdun’s design incorporated public access, so that non-medical professionals could learn about public health directly from the physicians. Join us as we explore Lasdun’s inclusive design through the LFA theme ‘In common’.

Learn how Lasdun embraced the challenge of representing a changing organisation with a 500-year history, and how his building metaphorically represents a theme that we all have in common: our health.

You can also discover how the latest RCP building, the Spine in Liverpool, works in common with its occupants, neighbours and surroundings to embed an innovative approach to sustainability and wellbeing.

Register with Art Tickets


5.30pm - 8pm - Explore the building and archives on display in the Council Chamber

6pm - 7pm - Guided architecture tour

If you wish to attend the tour please book the combined Late and tour tickets as places are limited.

*Tour tickets have sold out, you can still register to attend the rest of the event.*

Front entrance of the RCP.
(c) Hufton+Crow

London Festival of Architecture

The London Festival of Architecture is a month long celebration of architecture and city-making, taking place every June across London. The Festival’s mission is to open up discussions around architecture, test new ideas and uncover and promote new talent. The programme of events launches on 10 May.

The RCP takes part each year, this year in addition to this event we are hosting a special photography workshop using our stunning building as the focus led by Theo Deproost the artist who co-curated current exhibition 'Unfamiliar'. Find out more