Emma Filippides

I am an independent architectural researcher working in Belgium and the UK. 

With a background in conceptual design and architectural history, I have worked on the delivery of publications, events and exhibitions within urban research organisations and have partnered with architectural and curatorial offices on a variety of practice-based projects.


Modern Finsbury

Body of research and architectural walking tour.

In collaboration with architect Benjamin Rea, I regularly travel to London to run this tour for The Architecture Foundation.

Research, public programming, graphic design

Oct 2019 – 

Working Papers

A publication and architectural history symposium.

I was designer and editor of Working Papers, an edited collection of research by the 2018 architectural history MA cohort at The Bartlett. Additionally, I was co-organiser and chair of the Working Papers symposium and publication launch, which featured presentations of graduate papers alongside keynote presentations by an international panel of scholars. 

Editing, graphic design, public programming, project management

Oct 2018


An exhibition and event.

The exhibition included ten artists’ books produced as part of a site-writing practice. The exhibition and performative readings of these projects took place at The Bartlett, UCL for the 2018 Bloomsbury Festival.

Curation, public programming, graphic design, project management

Oct 2018

Self Storage

A body of architectural historical research.

This study engages in a contemporary archaeology of abandoned self storage contents, based on eBay listings photographed and itemised for sale.

Research, writing

Oct 2018

The Windowless Hotel Room

A play script.

The Windowless Hotel Room is based upon the recalled memory of three characters, shared over the duration of one night and one morning in an unidentifiable hotel room.

Writing, illustration, graphic design

Mar 2018