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Architecture: People & Places

The group leaders are Paul Cooney & Keith Barker

What does the group do ? 

We have talks or watch videos about many things loosely associated with architecture. 

Such as :-

A particular architect & their buildings good or bad! 

Someone such as William Morris who influenced the style of buildings & their contents.

Maybe an architectural style such as brutalism or Victorian Gothic.

Famous buildings, a geographical area, or even buildings connected by a route such as railway architecture.

Many of the talks include a bit of historical or cultural background to the chosen theme. The topics are quite eclectic so it is certainly not just all about arches and columns, but about people and places connected by architecture & the built environment. We look forward to seeing you there.

NameMonth / 24Topic
Paul Cooney17-JunSyd’s Opera House
Keith Baker15-JulBasil Spence
K&W Barker19-AugWalking Tour – Historic Coventry
K&W Barker16-SepWalking Tour – Historic Leicester
Janice Strand21-OctMies van der Rohe
Wendy Barker18-NovGlass – Archi & Others…
ALL!!16-DecArchi of Christmas  Island
   
   
  Proposed Topics
K&WB?TBCMedieval Buildings
Judith S?TBCArt Deco
Janice & Cliff?TBCCamouflage
K&WB?TBCCov Cath & Laing Ltd
PGCTBCAirport – Termninal Bldgs; deco Onwards