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Poetics of the Performative

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 8th Mar 17

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.

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Lecture by Shumi Bose – Friday 3rd February 2017

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 1st Feb 17

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.

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Light + Space

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 26th Jan 17

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.

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Lecture by Jessie Brennan – Friday 18th January 2017

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 18th Jan 17

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.

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Mike Davies – In Search Of Mezotecture

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 2nd Dec 16

Mike Davies was a founding partner, of RSHP. He has worked with the practice since its inception and has been involved with virtually all the projects it has undertaken.

He worked for six years in Paris on the Pompidou Centre in the 1970s and was project architect for the adjacent Institute for Research & Co-ordination in Acoustics & Music (IRCAM).

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Venice Biennale

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 28th Nov 16

AUB has had a long connection with the Venice Biennale and this year the Masters in Architecture course has been celebrating the British Pavilion at the Architecture Biennale with two AUB MArch students, Jamie Humphrey and Nigel Clarke.

Jamie and Nigel were awarded British Council Fellowships to spend five weeks in Venice with the British Pavilion, developing their architectural design and research.

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Birthday celebrations for Professor Sir Peter Cook

BA (Hons) / MA / MArch Architecture / Interior Architecture and Design / Modelmaking / MArch Guest speaker Course news / Industry News – Published 25th Nov 16

AUB celebrated the 80th birthday of acclaimed English architect and Honorary Fellow of the University, Professor Sir Peter Cook RA, in its new multi award-winning Drawing Studio yesterday, designed by the Royal Academician himself.

The event, consisting of a lecture and drinks reception, honoured Professor Sir Peter Cook RA and his contribution to architecture and teaching throughout his career. The Drawing Studio at AUB is the first of its kind to have been built in the country for 100 years and is Professor Sir Peter Cook’s only building in the UK.

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Berlin: some buildings and monuments

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Uncategorized / Course news – Published 18th Nov 16

Architecture Lecture with David Evans – Friday 18th November 2016

David Evans is a writer based in Berlin and a Research Fellow at Birkbeck’s History and Theory of Photography Research Centre.

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Ben Rowe’s residency in Antarctica

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 14th Nov 16

BA (Hons) Architecture Visiting Tutor, Ben Rowe, is Structural Engineer and Project Director at Ramboll. He has been structural engineering consultant for the course since 2007.

This year he takes up a four-month residency for the British Antarctic Survey, to oversee the engineering challenges of moving the Hugh Broughton designed research station across the ice shelf to a new location.

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