Circling a Star,
a Daylight talk
by Níall McLaughlin

Níall McLaughlin

22 Feb 2022

16:00 - 17:15

Níall McLaughlin Architects
Bartlett School of Architecture


Kicking off the 2022 edition of Daylight Talks, Níall McLaughlin presented the lecture titled Circling a Star.

Níall McLaughlin Architects put a strong emphasis on the inventive use of building materials, the qualities of light and the relationship between the building and its surroundings.

About Níall McLaughlin Architects Ltd
Níall McLaughlin Architects is a London based practice established in 1990 that specializes in high quality modern buildings with a special emphasis on materials and detail.
The practice works on a broad range of projects ranging from town master plans, to schools, private residential homes and exhibitions.

Níall McLaughlin is a professor of Architectural Practice at The Bartlett School Of Architecture.

About Professor Murray Fraser
The Daylight Talk with Níall McLaughlin was presented by Murray Fraser, Professor of Architecture and Global Culture, The Bartlett School of Architecture, Faculty of the Built Environment.

Professor Murray Fraser is a qualified architect and academic educated in five degrees at the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture prior to working in architectural practices and starting upon a teaching career – initially at Oxford Brookes University and then at University of Westminster.

About The Bartlett School of Architecture 
The UCL Bartlett School of Architecture is one the world’s leading places at which to study, research and teach architecture. The varied programmes offered take an experimental approach that encourages students to ask big questions and in doing so pushes the boundaries for what architecture is and could be.

Since July 2011, Professor Murray Fraser has held the position as Professor of Architecture and Global Culture at the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture, and was Vice-Dean of Research for the wider faculty from 2012-19. Previous roles include Director of Design at Oxford Brookes and Director of Postgraduate Studies and Research at Westminster.

Professor Murray Fraser was awarded the RIBA Annie Spink Award for Excellence in Architectural Education, the most prestigious lifetime contribution award in the educational field, in 2018 and is presently the Chair of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain.

Bishop Edward King Chapel, Oxford, UK ©Níall McLaughlin Architects
The Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Oxford, UK ©Níall McLaughlin Architects
Magdalene College Library, Cambridge, UK ©Níall McLaughlin Architects
Magdalene College Library, Cambridge, UK ©Níall McLaughlin Architects