The latest news from our course:
This lecture is the follow up to ‘Food City’, ‘Smartcities and Eco-Warriors’.
Dominic Shepherd, Senior Lecturer, MA Fine Art and BA (Hons) Fine Art completes residency at The Observatory.
The Observatory, a sculptural installation, workspace, shelter and look-out for artists, has moved to Burton Bradstock for its project in collaboration with AUB, SPUD and the National Trust.
Alumna Thora Arnardottir graduated from BA (Hons) Architecture in 2014 and now works as an architectural bio designer and researcher.
Speaking about her experience as an international student from Iceland and her career, Thora explained:
As part of their events and engagement programme, Walford Mill Crafts in Wimborne offered two pairs of first year Textiles and Architecture students the chance to undertake a 3 week collaborative residency.
Giancarlo De Carlo (1919-2005) is a major figure in the architectural debate and practice of 20th century for his capacity of listening, accepting and annexing the tensions of the city and its inhabitants. Born in Genoa in 1919 the son of a naval engineer, he spent his childhood in different port cities as Livorno, Trieste and Tunis. His university education in Milan Politechnic and in IUAV Venice provided the link with the modernist avant-garde, namely with Giuseppe Pagano and Ernesto N. Rogers and at the same time with William Morris.
Matthew Butcher is an academic, writer and designer. His work has been exhibited at the V&A Museum, London; Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York; The Architecture Foundation, London and the Prague Quadrennial, Prague.
Recent projects and exhibitions include ‘2EmmaToc/Writtle Calling’ a temporary radio station in Essex, ‘Flood House’ a floating architecture developed in collaboration with Jes Fernie and Focal Point Gallery in Southend and The Mansio, a retreat for writers and poets that travelled sites across Hadrian’s Wall in the summer of 2016.
BA and MA Architecture students are invited to attend a lecture by architect and artist, Ola-Dele Kuku on Friday 24th February.
The theme of the lecture will be Drawings and Built Images.
Architecture course lecture 10th February 2017
Reflecting on Home Economics: The British Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016.
Shumi Bose is a teacher, curator and editor based in London. She is a senior lecturer in Contextual Studies for BA Architecture at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, and teaches History and Theory Studies at the Architectural Association.
Michael Grubb delivers Architecture Lecture on Light + Space.
Light defines the spaces we use, depicts the stories we tell and affects our well-being. Michael Grubb Studio delivers innovative and creative lighting solutions that address the way we perceive buildings, structures, environments and how we interact with them.
Whose Opportunity Area?
Jessie Brennan is a London-based artist whose practice explores the inter-relations between people and places – within increasingly contested sites – informed by their social and political contexts and a direct engagement with the individuals who occupy them.