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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.

Architecture Club – Child Friendly City

Posted on October 24, 2018

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Join Architect Dinah Bornat to discover how making cities child-friendly improves life for all citizens

Architecture Club – Designs for a Life of Stuff

Posted on September 24, 2018

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Join Architect and academic Elena Marco to explore how our growing appetite for ‘stuff’ influences the design of housing.

Architecture Club presents…12 Halls with Niall McLaughlin

Posted on May 11, 2018

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Award-winning Architect Niall McLaughlin will speak on gathering places within a history of the British and Irish landscape.

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Posted on February 13, 2018

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Join Architecture Club for a screening of this acclaimed documentary.

Planning for the public good, with Pooja Agrawal and Finn Williams

Posted on February 13, 2018

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Who, today, is planning for the public good? Join Pooja Agrawal and Finn Williams, Public Practice’s co-founders, to hear how they are reinventing the role of the public planner.

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.

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.

Rook Lane Chapel

Available to the community as the perfect setting to showcase skills and artistic talent, this prestigious venue is used for performances and exhibitions.

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This magnificent Grade I listed building in the heart of Frome, Somerset provides the most elegant and timeless of surroundings for your special day.