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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.

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

The Complete Cat – Exhibition

Posted on September 25, 2018

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International Cat Care, which has partnered with SOFA to organise the exhibition, is one of the world’s most respected feline charities and works for owned and unowned cats globally. It is also the charity’s 60th anniversary and the SOFA artists have generously committed 25% of the takings to the charity

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.

Rook Lane Chapel

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