This week leaves us spoilt for choice as London Festival of Architecture is in full swing. Open studios, walks, talks, and more fill lunch times and evenings. The biggest decisions lie not in what to do, but which to prioritise on this busy schedule full of simultaneously running events.
Looking into famous modernist architect Denys Lasdun's body of work (both completed and unrealised) this evening of talks and panel discussion includes hearing from architect and Lasdun's former colleague. Ted Cullinan, RIBA's Suzanne Waters, and architectural historian Dr Barnabas Calder. Rarely seen archived photographs, correspondence, and drawings will bring colour to this conversation.
This set of follies, created by a group of practices and located in Marlborough Sports Garden, celebrates and commemorates local extraordinary women, past or present. Visit the gardens to learn of this often unknown stories and to experience the interventional follies created by creative studios.
Studio Egret West are responsible for some of the most notable and transformative urban frameworks in the UK. On Thursday they will delve into the topic of London's future as a centre of both urban living and industry.
The opening night of the Westminster School of Architecture's summer exhibition is always a buzzing one. Join on Thursday for an opportunity to see the best coming out of the school, as well as see more than one familiar face in the crowd.
Most famous for 'Wrapped Reichstag', Christo and Jean-Claude are celebrated sculptors known for their interventions with the built environment. Be one of the first to catch a glimpse as it is unveiled on Monday.
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