Eminent designer Professor Sadie Morgan OBE, Professor of Professional Practice at the University of Westminster, has been announced as the keynote speaker at the School of Architecture + Cities end of year virtual exhibition OPEN 2020.
Professor Sadie Morgan OBE has an extensive range of design experience. She is a Co-Founding Director at award-winning dRMM Architects and is a board member at housing accelerator programme Homes England, Chair of the Independent HS2 Design Panel and a design advocate for the Mayor of London. This year, Professor Morgan became an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the advocacy of design in the built environment and promotion of diversity in the building industry. She will be opening speech the School of Architecture + Cities’s ?first ever virtual OPEN exhibition.
OPEN 2020 is going virtual as an exhibition of projects that reflect the varied design approaches of the School of Architecture + Cities’s diverse students, and their place at the heart of London.
The free event celebrates the openness and diversity of the University of Westminster’s Architecture and Design students and includes an extensive range of creative student work from first year to graduation. Its projects explore architecture at all scales, from door-handles to territories. OPEN 2020 exhibits all manner of hand and digital drawings, models, films and prototypes in a virtual setting.
It will feature the works of more than 750 students, drawing on the vast body of developmental and finished work imagined and realised over the course of the last academic year. The show will transform student work into digital assets, creating an extraordinary display of new architecture and a compelling visitor experience.