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Video of the 'Exemplars of buildings where culture is at the core and artists have been involved as part of the early design process' presentation by Peter Buchan, Senior Partner, Ryder Architecture.
Video of the 'Building the case for an improved economy through culture' presentation by Jonathan Ruffer, Chairman of the Auckland Castle Trust.
This weekend sees the grand opening of Birmingham’s New Street station after a five year redevelopment project with the aim of creating a world-class transport, shopping and community hub in the heart of the city. But how do you deliver a massive construction project around the 170,000 passengers who use the station every day?
This new gallery for architectural drawings, designed by German/Russian practice SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov recently won the ar+d awards in the UK. It is a small 500m² gallery in Berlin, constructed in five above-ground tiers. The key focus of this programme is in the constructional techniques that have resulted in the decorative concrete surface of the main walls: abstractionist motifs. So the gallery for drawings is itself a drawing.
This programme will present key research on the impact of energy efficiency strategies - such as the installation of insulation, draught-proofing and boiler upgrades - in low-income houses. It especially focuses on the health benefits of these improvements for elderly and infirm occupants and those generally regarded to be in fuel poverty.