• More than 200 exhibiting companies
  • 40+ speaker presentations
  • Visitor registration for 2018 is now open!
  • Opening Night Live Debate in association with NLA & RIBA - Tues 6 Feb
  • 2018 Surface Design Award Finalists have been announced
  • 10 PechaKucha presenters confirmed
  • Surface Spotlight Live curated by Sally Angharad, Colour Hive and Treniq


Wednesday 7 February 18:30-20.00

Back by popular demand Phil Coffey of Coffey Architects will chair our 2018 PechaKucha, an exciting and inspiring presentation format with presenters showing 20 images, each for 20 seconds. PechaKucha draws its name from the Japanese term for the sound of "chit chat", it provides a lively, informal and fun format enjoyed by a huge audience. 

In keeping with the style of PechaKucha, attendees are provided with a free beer or wine as they relax to watch the action.

PechaKucha Media Partner: Architecture Today

The 2018 line-up includes:

  • Hannah Corlett- Assemblage  
  • Angela Dapper - Denton Corker Marshall
  • Shireen Hamdan - Populous                   
  • David Kohn- David Kohn Architects                    
  • Yeoryia Manolopoulou- AY Architects 
  • Patrick Michell- Platform 5       
  • Chloë Phelps - Common Ground Architecture       
  • Jessica Reynolds- vPPR                                         
  • Amin Taha- Amin Taha


Wonderful evening, fantastic speakers!

Ben Cowd, SaraBen-Studio

Great evening, great crowd, great vibe! A wonderful selection of varied makers and thinkers.

Alex Haw, Almos


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