Crucial to the construction of some of the world’s most avant-garde buildings but also blamed for making all places look alike, concrete continues to be as controversial as ever. An evening about concrete and its cultural significance, led by a specialist par excellence.
Guest: Adrian Forty (Professor of Architectural History, The Bartlett School of Architecture, Londen). In 2012, Forty published Concrete and Culture: A Material History.
Tickets are available in Arcam’s webshop, and either in advance during regular opening hours at Arcam or on the night of the lecture from 7.30 PM at the door of the Academy of Architecture. Academy students have free admission on presentation of their student card.
The 1·Lectures are a co-production of Arcam and the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture.