teaching & research — exhibitions & publications
The practice has had a long history of exhibiting work and participating in various collaborative projects between architects and artists. As an active member of the Royal Scottish Academy, Fergus Purdie has been involved in organising and curating exhibitions and we regularly exhibit at the RSA.
Publications also form a large part of the practice’s research, developing exhibition material and documenting both practice and collaborative work.
2016 A Botanist Looks at the World – The Life and Work of Patrick Geddes, Curated as part of the Festival of Architecture 2016.
2016 The Royal Scottish Academy Festival of Architecture ‘Home’.
2014 RSA Architecture Open Exhibition, Convenor.
2014 RSA New Contemporaries Exhibition, Deputy Convenor.
2013 Architecture and Design Scotland – The Saltire Society’s Housing Design Awards.
2012 Purlieu’ for MATZINE as part of GOMA’s “Objective” festival – Glasgow Sculpture Festival.
2012- present RSA Architecture Open Exhibitions.
2012 Connecting Territories, selected architectural projects located across the UK and Ireland.
2012 Architects Studio – 186th RSA Annual Exhibition.
2009 Cairngorm’: Reading a Landscape, Cairn Gorm Mountain.
2009 Landworkers, Dundee Contemporary Arts.
2004 Ballater Geddes Project, Ballater Community Council.
2003 Generalism Enacted II, sSolo exhibition at RIAS, Edinburgh.
1999 Royal Scottish Academy Festival Exhibition, Connections.
Creativity in Higher Education – The Work of Professor Patrick Geddes (1854 – 1932).
Investing in Quality, Improving the design of new housing in the Scottish countryside, The Scottish Office.
Context and Change in Scottish Architecture, Scotland on Sunday, Blueprint and British Council.
Studio International, Matzine and RIAS Quarterly.
Urban Realm’s Architecture Scotland Annual Scotland’s New Buildings.
Architecture + Design Scotland – ScottishArchitecture.com.
Encounters – Independant publication, Venice Biennale 2014 AD+S Talks.