Kapital Architecture // Event 3: Commodity // 19.06.14

Blue

Commodity
7.00 – 8.30pm, 19 June 2014
Co-hosted by LSE Cities
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Architectural production involves the assemblage of multiple materials, processes and techniques. When did these pieces that make up architectural form become commodified? This discussion looks to the history of proprietary specifications in architectural production and the impacts this has had on the role of the architect in the post-war period, and today.

Katie Lloyd-Thomas, Lecturer in Architecture, School of Architecture Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University

Alex de Rijke, Dean of the School of Architecture, Royal College of Art, and a founding Director of the architectural practice dRMM

Chair: Oliver Wainwright, Architectural Critic, Guardian

Tickets are free and available here: https://kapital-architecture-commodity.eventbrite.co.uk
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