Paul Davies

10 Apr 2014    20:00   /   Artist Talk@Nest

Paul Davies, senior lecturer Architecture at London South Bank University, talks about the façade in (post)modern architecture.

Expect a talk which offers a cunning insight in the ideas behind Façadism from the point of view of an architect.
Davies sees a link between the work of Le Corbusier, that of Robert Venturi and Mecanoo; the architectural company from Delft responsible for the recent Birmingham library, which has been described as ‘a stack of gift wrapped presents’.

Not an expert in Architecture? Don’t worry, Paul Davies delivers his talks in an intelligent, yet understandable and entertaining manner.

Paul Davies was born on Mersea Island in 1961, grew up Manchester and moved to London in 1984. He is well known as a lecturer and writer and for his collaborative work with photographer Julie Cook. During the nineties they spent considerable time in Las Vegas. He spent fifteen years lecturing on Las Vegas and  related subjects at the Architectural Association and now teaches History and Theory at London South Bank. He writes regularly for the Architectural Review. Presently he is writing a book for the Architectural Press: ‘The Unauthorized Biography of Architecture’.

English spoken
Admission € 2,00

This program is part of Façadism


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