Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

In partnership with RIBA, the V&A holds a large collection of two- and three-dimensional architectural designs. These sketchbooks and models provide an insight into centuries of architectural innovation.

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Exploring Architecture: Buildings (Paperback)

Exploring Architecture: Buildings (Paperback)

Architecture plays a key role in shaping our environment. Covering ancient and modern architecture from across the world, this book examines its very …

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A gift in your will

You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.

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Event - Ways to be Public: James Meek and Karen Burns in Conversation

Fri 12 June 2015 19:00–20:30

SPECIAL EVENT: Join author James Meek and architectural historian Karen Burns as they discuss the image of publicness. How do public institutions speak through design? And can we speak back? Moderated by curator Rory Hyde.

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