'Beyond Localism: Making Planning Popular' Stour Space, Hackney Wick, 19.04.2013
'Peripheral Work' University of the Creative Arts, Canterbury, 21.02.2013
'Recent Work' Architecture Faculty, University of Porto (FAUP), 15.02.2013
'Recent Work' Cambridge University, 05.02.2013
'Making Planning Popular' University of Westminster, 28.09.2012
'Making Planning Popular presents 'Il Tetto' First public lecture introducing David's PhD research at the Royal College of Art. Followed by screening of 'Il Tetto' by Vittorio de Sica. Sugarhouse Studios, 26.08.2012.
'How London Works' Talk and walking tour for Unit 1 at the Architectural Association Summer School. 05.07.2012.
'The Radical Precedent' Studio Culture Conference 2012, London Metropolitan University. 29.06.2012. With Adam Khan.
'Altab Ali Park' Invited speaker at the 'Live Projects' Symposium 2012, Oxford Brookes University. Cristina presented muf architecture/art's work in Whitechapel. 25.05.2012
'Making Planning Popular' Evening lecture at Kingston University School of Architecture and Landscape. 30.02.2012
'Making Planning Popular: Recent Work 2009-2012' Guest lecture at Newcastle University School of Architecture Planning and Landscape. 15.02.2012
'Toward a History of Popular Planning' Paper delivered at The Edge of Our Thinking: RCA International Conference on Research in Art and Design. 19.11.2011
'Metropolitan Improvements: Producing the Regency City' Guest lecture at Kingston University School of Art and Design History, London. 24.10.2011
Invited guest at Denise Scott Brown: New Questions at The Architecture Foundation, London. 26.09.2011
'Landscapes of Legislation' Landscape Institute, London. 02.07.2011
'The Beer Acts: How a legislative bastard became a public institution' 'Pub Talk', hosted by LMU ASD MA&DE and de magazine, London. 31.03.2011. With Nicola Read, David Kohn, House of Jonn, James Gilpin and Nicholas Henninger of EXYZT.
Participation in Museum Futures: Exploring Partnerships and Public Engagement at the London College of Communication, London. 29.03.2011
Participation in the commission Public Monument by Sean Dockray, at Shadowboxing, Royal College of Art, London. 18.03-03.04.2011. A conversation, mothballed until broadcast in 2021, between David and Zig of London Boaters and covering housing as a verb, unreal estate, the mutualisation of the waterways and easements. Props: 1 Lilliput Lane cottage, 1 cheese sandwich, 1 broken chair.
'Building Practices' Thinking Building Lecture Series, Kingston University School of Architecture and Landscape. 01.02.2011
'On Porto' at London Metropolitan University Unit 2: Patrick Lynch, Alun Jones, Paulo Moreira, 14.10.2010
'Building without Bureaucracy' with Finn Williams and chaired by Michael Tsoukaris, London Borough of Southwark. A talk at the Architecture Foundation inaugurating the 'Skyroom' designed by David Kohn Architects, 21.09.2010
'Street Policy: Could explorative urban behaviour shape spatial planning?' Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference 2010, Urban Subversions Session, London. 03.09.2010
'Knowing the Rules' a lecture on 'SUB-PLAN' and 'The Rule of Regulations', and a general plea for architects to engage with regulatory structures. Guest lecture, UEL Diploma Professional Practice 08.03.2010, CPD Seminar at Edward Cullinan Architects 07.04.2010, UEL Degree Professional Practice 08.11.2010, UEL MA Sustainability and Design 24.11.2010)
'The Birth of Autonomous London' This is Not a Gateway Festival, London. 10.2009
'Free Space: The Green Grid as Found' First lecture in the Green Grid Lecture Series, running all year at Kingston University School of Architecture and Landscape. 10.2009
'Recent History' Guest lecture, City University, London. 2009 and 2010
Guest at 'From the Invisible to the Exotic: Public Perception of the Roma Gypsy', hosted by The Ratiu Foundation / The Romanian Cultural Centre during GRTHM 2009, for Project 35 and with Catalin Berescu and Alex Valentino
'Tales of the London Traveller' with Sue Konu and Project 35, at London College of Fashion International Seminar 'Roma Gypsy Survival Strategies' 2009
'On the Rule of Regulations' Guest lecture at CF Møller Architects and the University of East London, 2008-9
Lectures given for undergraduate architecture programmes at Kingston University 2008-present: 'The Chicago School 1890-1920', 'European Avant-Gardes 1910-1930', 'Italy 1920-1980', 'Scandinavia 1910-1970', 'Britain and the USA 1950-1980', and 'Update to Present 1980-' (with Irina Davidovici). And for postgraduate: 'Research in Practice', 18.05.2011.
Lectures given for undergraduate architecture programmes at the University of East London 2007-11: 'Mapping the City', 'The Artist in the City', 'Recent Work: Diversity and Inheritance', and 'What Le Corbusier Did For Me' (a lecture introducing Corbusier to students planning a tour of his famous projects, built around asking 30 or so colleagues what Le Corbusier did for them. Some surprising answers.) And for postgraduate and MA: 'The Critical Line: Critical Practice in the Architect's Image' , 'Aiming to Miss: The Critical Inheritance of Cedric Price', and 'Product and Pastiche'.