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As Hardly Found in the Art of Tropical Architecture: An Exhibition

Opens on 20 January 2023 at the Architectural Association Gallery, 36 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3ES, and is open to the public until 25 March. An opening event on 19 January 2023 will include a panel discussion with the commissioned artists. More… Continue Reading →

Reflections on Shock City: A Book Launch and Discussion

POSTONED TO 17 February, 6pm, Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Book launch consisting of a presentation by Mark Crinson of his new book Shock City: Image and Architecture in Industrial Manchester (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in… Continue Reading →

Building/Object – Shared and Contested Territories of Design and Architecture

Life in Ruins: The Fetishisation of Decay in Contemporary Architecture – 7 June

When: 7th June 2022, 6pmWhere: Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PDFree booking via Eventbrite Many new buildings today don’t look so new at all, with their scuffed surfaces and carefully retained fragments of older structures. These tendencies respond to… Continue Reading →

Ukrainian Architectural Heritage: Modernism, Identity and Survival – 24 May

Image copyright © Courtauld Institute of Art Architecture, Space and Society Centre is proud to announce an event dedicated to Ukrainian architectural heritage. Three eminent experts will raise awareness of Ukraine’s architectural history, the threat it is currently under, and… Continue Reading →

Towards a Spatial Critique of Student Experience – 20 May

When: 20 May 2022, 18:00Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon SquareBook your place ‘Student experience’ has become a ubiquitous term in the discourse of contemporary universities, yet its meaning remains opaque. In its most immediate (and positive) sense it denotes a holistic approach to… Continue Reading →

Art Nouveau, Jugendstil: the Creations, Creators and New Studies – 27 May

Presentation and panel discussion on new approaches to the art and design of the fin-de-siecle. In-person.

Archival Urge: Collecting Histories of Architecture in West Africa – 26 May

Symposium celebrating three projects that ‘collect’ histories of architecture in different ways and exploring the diverse formats of archive-making.

The National Treasure, The Real Estate Speculators and a Heritage Battle: The Story of Joze Plecnik’s Stadium in Ljubljana – 19 May

Architect, editor and publicist Miloš Kosec on the story of Jože Plečnik’s Stadium in Ljubljana and its exclusion from the Unesco World Heritage List.

Urban Governance and Civic Participation in Words and Stone: Urbanism in Central Europe 1200-1600 – Deadline 20th March

ASSC is happy to announce a new opportunity for post-graduate students and post-doc working in the field of history, art/architectural history, archivists and curators of municipal document or art collections with medieval holdings, specialists in urban tourism and heritage management.  The summer… Continue Reading →

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