About

The London Ambler is Mike Althorpe, an architectural historian, researcher, educator and urban story teller with a passion for the history, streets and buildings of the the greatest city on earth.

Graduating from Kingston University with a BA in Fine Art, Mike went on to complete a research MA at the University of Westminster focussing on London’s Architecture and has since spent the past 18 years working on a variety of built environment events, seasons, publications, exhibitions and outreach projects.

The London Ambler’s collaborators and clients, past and present include: Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), AA Night School, the London Festival of Architecture, Facebook, Grosvenor, Karakusevic Carson Architects and Pitman Tozer Architects.