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Architecture Club: : Two Wheel Revolution

Posted on February 25, 2019

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Cities and Towns across the world are struggling with the effects of car ownership: dangerous pollution levels, land-hungry parking requirements and traffic gridlock. How could we approach transport in a different way that would reduce all of these problems and make us fitter and healthier at the same time

Architecture Club: Lessons from the Campsite

Posted on January 10, 2019

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Join architect Tom Russell to hear how housing design can learn from the freedoms of the campsite.

Architecture Club – Shackleton’s Hut and other stories with Charley Brentnall

Posted on November 19, 2018

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Charley has led some of the UK’s most important oak-frame conservation projects, including the restoration of the ceiling at
Windsor Castle and the restoration of Shackleton and Scott’s huts in Antarctica.

Back to the Stone Age for a Low Carbon Future

Posted on February 9, 2018

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Engineer Steve Webb talks to the Architecture Club about the versatility of stone as a low carbon material.

Order in the Landscape: Rediscovering Preben Jakobsen

Posted on February 6, 2018

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Join Landscape Architect, landscape historian and horticulturist, Karen Fitzsimon to find out more about one of landscape’s most overlooked talents.

Architecture Club presents…Houses for a Better Life with Meredith Bowles

Posted on January 12, 2018

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Mole Architects’ director Meredith Bowles talks about the practice’s ethos, and describes houses and housing that are joyful to live in, use less energy, and contribute to a greater wellbeing.

Fact, Fiction, Fantasy: the Architectural Imagination

Posted on November 8, 2017

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How deep are the dungeons in Dracula’s castle?  Does Mr Darcy’s Pemberley look different in your mind than it does on TV?  

Join Dr Amy Frost as she explores how the reader is the architect of some of fictions famous (and not so well known) buildings.

Architecture Club…Fact, Fiction, Fantasy: the Architectural Imagination

Posted on November 6, 2017

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The final architecture Club of 2018 presents…Fact, Fiction, Fantasy: the Architectural Imagination How deep are the dungeons in Dracula’s castle?  Does Mr Darcy’s Pemberley look different in your mind than it does on TV?  Join Dr Amy Frost […]

Architecture Club presents…Ten Points with David Kohn

Posted on October 5, 2017

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‘Ten Points’ sets out the position of David Kohn Architects towards questions of collaboration, comfort and adaptation within contemporary practice, illustrated by past and current office projects.

Architecture Club

Posted on August 21, 2017

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  Architcture Club Presents…Unbuilt Bath with Dr Cathryn Spence. Dr Cathryn Spence is a museum professional, writer, lecturer and heritage consultant. She has published 5 books and countless articles on Bath’s history, including Bath in the Blitz: Then […]

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