12 March: FABE Inaugural Lecture - Material Imagination in Architecture
13 February 2014
In the year in which we celebrate our 175th anniversary, this series of lectures continues the University of Westminster’s rich heritage of pioneering research and learning.
When: Wednesday 12 March at 6pm
Where: Fyvie Hall, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW
Material Imagination in Architecture
Delivered by Professor David Dernie, this lecture will draw on a wide range of references to open up fresh ways to think about architectural design, materials, ideas, and the natural and built environments.
The Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, David Dernie is an architect and academic. Key to his work is the practice of drawing, and questions of materials and representation in architecture. He has lectured widely and exhibited internationally. He is the author of many published books and is currently working on extensive revisions for the second edition of Architectural Drawing and the completion of a major research project, Material Imagination in Architecture, to be published in 2015 (Routledge).
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