The Design of Risk

Full price: $67.00
Member: $50.00


Course outline
Course structure and materials
Length of course
CPD hours
Learning outcome
Competency standards

Course outline

From the National Architecture Conference 2015: Risk

Jeremy Till addresses the theme of risk through his work as Head of Central Saint Martins in London, widely considered one of the world’s leading centres for art and design education, and Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of the Arts London.

Jeremy addresses risk-averse authorities and regulations with humour and insight. Case studies include the pioneering building, 9 Stock Orchard Street, winner of the RIBA sustainability prize with Sarah Wigglesworth Architects.

AACA Competency: Design


Jeremy Till- Head: Central Saint Martins

Jeremy Till is an architect, educator and writer.

His extensive written work includes the books Flexible Housing, Architecture Depends and Spatial Agency, which all won the RIBA President’s Award for Research, an unprecedented achievement in this international prize. His teaching and research concentrates on the social and political aspects of architecture and spatial production.

As an architect, he worked with Sarah Wigglesworth Architects on their pioneering building 9 Stock Orchard Street, winner of the RIBA Sustainability Prize. He curated the UK Pavilion at the 2006 Venice Architecture Biennale and also at the 2013 Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism.

Course structure and materials

  • Audio-visual Flash presentation
  • Formal assessment

    Length of course

    1 hour

    Continuing professional development hours


    1 formal Continuing Professional Development (CPD) point.

    Learning outcome

    After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define risk in terms of design and architecture
  • Describe international projects where risk-taking has resulted in a positive outcome
  • Investigate the risks that can be taken with regard to building regulations
  • Contextualise risks and recognise that they are “socially produced” and “relative”

    National Competency Standards in Architecture



    Full price $67.00
    Member $50.00
    Practice Membership / A+ $46.00
    Graduate Member $46.00
    SONA Member (student) $25.00

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