This week has some
fantastic events from emerging architects and thinkers. From films exploring
and documenting political unrest, to delving into the history of the concrete
which surrounds us in London.
The fourth talk in this series comes from multidisciplinary curator and architectural designer James Taylor-Foster. The series questions the meaning and means of curating architecture in modern times. This talk in particular will focus on the implications of, and strategies behind, the display of architecture.
If you haven’t got
plans for St Patrick’s day, why not start them with an architectural photo
walk? The walk will focus on the Robin Hood Gardens
social housing project, an example of Brutalism which is perhaps the most
discussed in recent times.
This walking tour
through the Brutalist streets of Croydon is being lead by the RISEgallery in
partnership with National Trust. Croydon is perhaps one of the only places in
the UK where you can still sense the post-war optimism through these hulking
Focusing on the most
radical and significant mass timber solutions and structures, this exhibition
includes interviews from key participants as well as international examples of
timber projects. The models, images, and text forming the bulk of this exhibition
show the scope of wood and the latest advancements in the surrounding
This walking tour of
Bethnal Green’s exemplary examples of social housing touches on its roots in
Victorian philanthropy to the Modernist council housing which stands today. The
tour will show how the borough council was radically forward-thinking in its
This UK premiere of this sensitive portrait of the
Calais ‘jungle’ and community will be shown next Tuesday at the Barbican, organised by the Architecture Foundation. The
film’s focus is on the inhabitants, and the way of life within such a unique
This event is sold
out, but if you have a free evening tonight, why not put yourself on the
waiting list? This debate, where drinks and historians will mix to convince the audience on which London
buildings should be praised and which should be razed, is set to be a lively one.
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Find more events in London here.
Also keep track of our weekly event picks for New York City and Los Angeles.
HOME Competition 2018
Register by Tue, Jul 31, 2018
Submit by Wed, Aug 1, 2018
Iceland Northern Lights Rooms
Register by Wed, Apr 11, 2018
Submit by Tue, May 15, 2018
Call for Entries: Baghdad Design Centre
Register by Thu, Sep 6, 2018
Submit by Sun, Sep 9, 2018
Kemeri National Park Observation Tower
Register by Fri, Apr 27, 2018
Submit by Thu, May 31, 2018
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