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Brutalism (note venue change)
December 5 at 7:00 pmFree of charge
Please note change of venue for this event which will now take place in the Hanover Room at the Brighthelm Centre on North Road.
A lecture by Simon Henley, with RS trustee Kate Jordan.
Simon Henley is the co-founder of the award-winning practice Henley Halebrown and was UK Public Building Architect of the Year in 2011. Simon is the author of The Architecture of Parking and Redefining Brutalism and writes for ArchDaily. He teaches on the MArch programme at Kingston University and is currently studying for a PhD.
Simon’s previous research has explored public perceptions of the relationship between Brutalism and the Welfare State, where he argues that Brutalism is less an architectural style than a set of politicised ideas and interests that emerge in response to shifting social and technological conditions. Simon’s lecture for the Regency Society will draw from his current PhD research, which makes a study of ethical architecture and raises some of the key questions facing architects today, around what might be considered appropriate rather than purely aesthetic in contemporary practice.
This event is free of charge and open to everyone. There is no need to book
Please note change of venue for this event, which will now take place in the Hanover Room at the Brighthelm Centre on North Road. Parking is available nearby at North Road Car Park and costs £5.50 from 17:00 to 03:00.
Image shows Chadwick Hall (architects Henley Halebrown), winner of a RIBA London award, 2018