2001 RIBA Awards (Whilst Associate with Hodder Associates)

2004 Dover Ideas Competition Finalist (Whilst Partner of Blackwell Friend LLP)

2004 Best Building Award Waltham Forest (Whilst Partner of Blackwell Friend LLP)

2007 Young Architect of the Year Award Finalist link.

2008 Wallpaper* Architects Directory link.

2008 Young Architect of the Year Award Finalist link.

2010 Don’t Move, Improve! Finalist link.

2011 Animal Architecture Awards. Honorable Mention. link.

2012 Bird College RIBA Competition Finalist link.

2013 Don’t Move, Improve! Finalist link.

2014 24th Biennial of Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia - Affordable Living Team Member

2014 Monumental Masonry Shortlisted - Sir John Soane Museum

2014 Don’t Move Improve Finalist

2015 Innovation Voucher - Flying Factory Autonomous Housing Construction

2015 Wood Awards Finalist - Highly Commended link.

2016 New Architects 3 - Work of practice published by Architecture Foundation on Britain’s best emerging architects 

2017 Blueprint Awards - Highly Commended link.

2018 New London Architecture, Winner Special Prize link.

Published Works

Bartlett Book of Ideas, Editor Peter Cook, The Bartlett School of Architecture, 2000.  Page 8

‘The Cult of the Kitchen’ Weekend Financial Times How to Spend It, August 2001.  Pages 22/24

‘Hodder Associates Walsall, Architecture Today, September 2001.  Pages 62/75

‘NB:Studio’, Creative Review, March 2003.  Page 46

‘Secure by Design’, Architect’s Journal, July 24 2003

‘The Two of Us’, Grand Designs, April 2004

‘How Places Work’, 360 Magazine, Issue 11, December 2006

‘Box Set’, Blueprint, September 2004

Open House London, September 17 2005.  Page 56

‘Brunswick Centre Bliss’, Time Out London, February 1 2006.  Page 150

‘One to Watch’, FX Magazine, December 2006.  Page 22

YAYA 07, Building Design October 5 2007

‘A Show of Two Halves’, Building Design June 6 2008.  Page 13

VIEW, Blueprint, September 2008

Design and Architecture (d+a) Issue 045, 2008

Interiors 2008, RIBA Client Advisory Service

VIEW, Blueprint, September 2008.  Page 23

YAYA 08, Building Design October 3 2008

Neue Anwendungsschwerpunkte im Konstruktiven Glasbau, Stahlbau, March 2009

‘Design Your Own Cabanon’, Blueprint April 2009

‘Wooden Tots’, Building Design, June 19 2009 link.

Paper for Emerging Architectural Research (PEAR), June 2009 link.

‘Fanzines’, ABITARE, September 2009 link.

‘Span House comes out of the woodwork’, Building Design, November 20 2009 link.

‘Man and Machine’, Blueprint, December 2009

‘Friend raises the roof at architect’s former north London house’, Building Design, April 2010

‘The Architectural Territories of ‘Wild Beasts’’, AD, Architecture Beyond Environment, June 2010

‘Span House’, Wallpaper*, February 2011 link

‘Friend & Co tempt bats to up sticks to the suburbs’, Building Design, May 2011

‘Friend bags planning for piano factory revamp’, Architect’s Journal, May 2011

A1 Paper: Thinking Architecture, British Council, July 2011 link

‘Chelsea Open Air Nursery Classroom by Friend and Company Architects’, 15 August 2011

‘4 houses by 4 practices’, Architect’s Journal, 22nd September 2011

‘Friend to run Norwich architecture course’, Building Design, 14th October 2011

‘Out of Architecture’, Blueprint, September 2012

‘Putting on the Catz’, RIBA Journal’, November 2012 link

‘Adrian Friend: Architekt má být pro klienta přítelem’, ASB, No.6, November 2015

‘Modernist Estates: The buildings and the people who live in them’ (2015) S. Orazi, Frances Lincoln, London

‘Friend and Company harnesses “robotic craft” to build new shop for V&A museum’, Dezeen, 19 May 2017

‘Fresh display: Adrian Friend breathes new life into the V&A’s museum shop’, Wallpaper*, 22 May 2017

‘Friend & Company’s V&A shop revamp embraces digital fabrication’ Architects’ Journal, 31 May 2017

Selected Writing & Reviews

‘Hodder Associates Walsall’, Architecture Today, September 2001

‘Journey into Space’, Blueprint December 2005

‘How Places Work’, CABE Education, June 2006

‘Boeing 787 Dreamliner’, Blueprint, February 2007

‘Brunswick Centre’, Architect’s Journal, May 31 2007

‘Camouflage’, Blueprint, June 2007

‘Connell, Ward and Lucas: Modern Movement Architects in England 1929 – 1939’, Blueprint October 2008

‘Varnishing Day at the RA Summer Show’, Blueprint, June 4 2009 link.

‘Produce’, Blueprint, September 2009

‘Artists’ Studios’. Blueprint, October 2009

‘Made by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture’. Blueprint, March 2010

‘Reclaim Bahrain’, Blueprint, November 2010

‘Weather Architecture’, Blueprint 313, April 2012

‘Living in Architecture’, Blueprint 314, May 2012

‘Manufacturing the Bespoke’. Blueprint 315, June 2012

‘Venice Vidi Vici’. Blueprint 317, September 2012

‘Tour Bois Le Pretre - Transformation of an Apartment Block’, Blueprint 326. May 2013

‘Elements of Architecture’. Blueprint 335, August 2014

‘Trading Places: Practices of Public Participation in Art and Design Research’ [Chapter] dpr-barcelona, April 2017

Selected Public Lectures

HausWork, Wallpaper* Talks at the London Festival of Architecture 2008

Tongue and Groove. University of Nottingham, March 3 2011

NAA Forum, Maddermarket, Norwich, December 5 2012


YAYA 07, Building Centre, October 11 2007

Open House, September 2007

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2007

Open House, September 2008

MIPIM, March 2008

YAYA 08, Building Centre, October 9 2008

World Architecture Festival Barcelona, October 22 2008

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, June 8 to August 16 2009

PEAR, Building Centre, June 16 2009

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, June 14 to August 22 2010

Don’t Move, Improve! Exhibition, NLA Building Centre, December 17 to February 26 2011 link.

Animal Architecture, Architecture Center Houston Texas, January 2012

Out of Architecture, ARUP Gallery, June 2012

Out of Architecture, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, September 2012

RE-PETITIONER IN ZERO TIME (Artist Hannah Sawtell), Vilma Gold, 16th Oct - 16th November 2013

Don’t Move, Improve! 2013 Exhibition, NLA Building Centre, December 6 to February 6 2014 link.

ARUP (BEL) Building Installation London 2014, Exhibited with other invited practices, January 2014

RE-PETITIONER IN ZERO TIME 2 (Artist Hannah Sawtell), Bergen Kunsthall, Norway 28th Feb - 28th March 2014

BIO50, Affordable Living, Museum of Architecture & Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia 18th September - 7th December 2014

Monumental Masonry Exhibition, Sir John Soane Museum, from 6th December 2014 until 3rd January 2015

Don’t Move, Improve! 2014 Exhibition, NLA Building Centre, 11th December to 12th February 2015

Adhocracy: From making things to making the commons, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece, May-June 2015

Don’t Move, Improve! 2018 Exhibition, NLA Building Centre, 28th January to 28th April 2018


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