New 1Lectures season

The Amsterdam Architecture Centre organises the 1Lectures In collaboration with the Academy of Architecture Amsterdam since 2014. This series of architectural lectures provides a platform for speakers from the Netherlands and abroad to talk about a wide range of subjects from the international world of architecture, urban planning and landscape architecture.

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1Lectures. Photo Florence Droogné

Last season we opened the 1Lectures series with Daniel Libeskind. And again this academic year (2018-2019) we kick off the 1Lectures in style with a lecture by the Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. Unfortunately the tickets were sold out within three hours, but we have more interesting speakers lined up for you.

The 1Lectures programme so far:

17 september: Kengo Kuma (Location: Zuiderkerk)
20 september: 
HAUT | Do Janne Vermeulen (Team V Architecture) and Jorn de Jong (Arup)
11 oktober: 
Land Fabric | Catherine Mosbach (Mosbach Paysagistes)
25 oktober: 
22 november: 
Vertical Sloterdijk | Kamiel Klaasse (NL Architects) and Rob van Kalmthout (Heijmans)
29 november: 

Time: 8 PM
Location: Academy of Architecture Amsterdam, Waterlooplein 213
Language: English
Tickets: €5,-
Tickets are available in our ticketshop
In addition, tickets can be purchased at the door from 7:30 PM on the evening of the lecture itself (if available). 
Students of the Academy of Architecture
Academy of Architecture students are entitled to free admission on presentation of their student ID card.



Architecture lectures Winter/Spring 2019

31 Jan 2019 - 09 May 2019 : What's On : News

The 1Lectures provide a platform for (intern)national speakers within the realm of architecture, urban planning and landscape architecture.

SOLD OUT 1Lectures Second Nature | Hannah Schubert, Leo van Broeck, Mark Minkjan

14 Feb 2019 : What's On : News

Landscape architect Hannah Schubert talks about Second Nature - a slow, natural transformation as an alternative to demolition.

1Lectures | Creating an icon | Reinier de Graaf (OMA) & Gert-Wim Bos (COD)

28 Feb 2019 : What's On : News

Reinier de Graaf (OMA) and Gert-Wim Bos (COD) on the groundbreaking design of nhow Amsterdam Rai Hotel.

1Lectures | A Reflection | Alexander Brodsky

01 Mar 2019 : What's On : News

The Russian artist and architect Alexander Brodsky about the expression of imagination and working with clay.

1Lectures | Transformation of Composition | René van der Velde

28 Mar 2019 : What's On : News

René van der Velde talks about composition in landscape design through the lens of the development of brownfield parks.

1Lectures | PLP Ron Bakker | Will Architecture Be Disrupted?

11 Apr 2019 : What's On : News

Ron Bakker of PLP Architecture on the use of innovative smart technologies in buildings

1Lectures | On Sven-Ingvar Andersson | A Poetic Landscape Architect

31 Jan 2019 : Archief : News

First 1Lectures of the season is on the Danish landscape designer Sven-Ingvar Andersson

Sold Out 1Lectures | Jan Gehl | Liveable Cities for the 21st Century

14 Mar 2019 : What's On : News

Why looking after people is crucial for the quality of cities in the 21st century, told by Jan Gehl

SOLD OUT 1Lectures | Kengo Kuma

17 Sep 2018 : Archief : News

Famous Japanese architect Kengo Kuma comes to the Netherlands on 17 September and opens the new season 1Lectures with...

SOLD OUT 1Lectures | HAUT, Building Tall in Timber

20 Sep 2018 : Archief : News

An Architecture talk about HAUT, a 73 meter tall timber hybrid apartment building to be built in Amsterdam.

SOLD OUT 1Lectures | Land Fabric | Catherine Mosbach

11 Oct 2018 : Archief : News

Landscape architect Catherine Mosbach on the design of Museum Park Louvre Lens and more..

SOLD OUT 1Lectures | Pontsteiger | Arnoud Gelauff

25 Oct 2018 : Archief : News

Arnoud Gelauf tells us all about the very intense ten years of developing and completing the Pontsteiger.