Architectural Drawing Summer School
26 August 2 September 2017

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2017 Architectural Drawing Summer School

The Royal Fine Art Commission Trust is running an architectural drawing summer school in Somerset from 26 August to 2 September 2017.

We are delighted that our academic partners for this event will be Kingston University (, winners of the 2017 Guardian University Award for Teaching Excellence. Expert tuition in architectural drawing will be led by Andrew Clancy, Professor of Architecture at Kingston, and will be based largely at the Drawing Matter Trust near Bruton (, which will provide special access to its unique and extensive archive of architectural drawings.

This opportunity has been made available to students between their first and second year of A Levels this coming summer. There is no charge to students and board and lodging will be provided free at Wells Cathedral School.

Our intention is to provide an opportunity to gain insights from professionals about how we see, how we record what we see and how we use what we see when we make things. The opportunity is designed to suit young people who are thinking about a career in architecture or the built environment, or who have shown aptitude in those directions

Following the open competition for the fifteen places available, the course is now fully subscribed.

For further information see our Architectural Drawing Summer School Line of Emquiry.


Iakov Chernikhov (1889–1951), Architectural Fairytales sketch, c. 1920. Pencil or graphite on paper, 115 x 145mm.