Fran Edgerley (Assemble) will discuss designing for spatial justice through Assemble’s ongoing project: a new social centre to support those working for housing justice and land reform.
Guest talk by architect and urban designer Aristotelis Dimitrakopoulos
Birkbeck’s History of Art Department is seeking a lecturer in history of architecture 1800-now, full-time fixed term. Deadline 12 July 2021.
Thursday 20 May: Leslie Topp and Miloš Kosec host this workshop open to participants based on two pre-recorded conversations, ‘Pandemic spaces: cordons and borders’ and ‘Pandemic spaces: homes and rooms’.
Friday 28 May: Robert Bork (University of Iowa) will explore both the original fate of the late Gothic tradition, and the forces behind its curiously conflicted reception.
Monday 7 June: In this inaugural lecture, ‘The Spaces We Are Reduced To’, Professor Leslie Topp will explore what the pandemic has taught her about the phenomenon of spatial reduction in nineteenth-century carceral institutions.
Friday 7 May: ASSC’s Thinker in Architecture Zeynep Çelik Alexander examines the role that the Museum of Economic Geology played as a proto-database, connecting thousands of geological specimens to the world of economic activity beyond.
ASSC is pleased to announce its new Spring 2021 Programme of events, with talks on postwar redevelopment, the epistemology of modern design, and the spatial control of epidemics past and present.
Thursday 11 March: Otto Saumarez Smith (University of Warwick) will discuss how, around and about the pivotal date of 1963, various political cultures informed and interacted with the widespread ambition to totally reshape British city centres.
Thursday 4 March: Nicholas Thoburn (University of Manchester) considers Brutalist architecture’s class dimensions, through the experimental forms, charged voids and afterlives of east London’s Robin Hood Gardens.