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As You Get Older There Is No Time For Architectural Diversion

Subject: Architecture
 
Speaker: Will Alsop
 
Date: Mar 27, 2013 At 18:30
 
City: Beirut
 
Address: Olayan Business School Auditorium, AUB
 

THE AREEN ARCHITECTURE SERIES PRESENTS A LECTURE BY WILL ALSOP AT OLAYAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AUDITORIUM

 
Will Alsop is a world-renowned architect and designer who has been practicing for 35 years.
Alsop put himself on the map advising Hamburg local authority on the master planning of their docks in the 1980s. He re-invented Cardiff Bay with his barrage design, built the striking award-winning HQ for the French government in Marseilles and the Stirling Prize winning library at Peckham amongst other projects in the 1990s. Recently Alsop has designed RIBA Award-winning schemes at Queen Mary University London and at Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto. Today, Alsop is Principal of multidisciplinary firm ALL Design, sits on the Kensington and Chelsea Architectural Advisory Board and the Wandsworth Design Review Panel. He also recently sat on the Yorkshire Forward Urban Renaissance Panel and was chairman of the Architecture Foundation.
He is one of a select few to have won the prestigious RIBA Sterling Prize, is a Royal Academician and has recently built award-winning buildings in London, Manchester, Toronto, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore. He is currently working on projects in Spain, Toronto, London, Paris, Hong Kong and Bratislava. ALL Design has also recently opened Testbed1- a cultural hub for Wandsworth, which operates as a series of open spaces intended for artistic dialogue, with bar, galleries, studios, kitchen, boxing gym, distillery and planned for 2013 is the Battersea Beach.

For more information

 
URL webfea.fea.aub.edu.lb/fea/
 

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