Architecture Talks in Cambridge - Royal Veterinary College Student Village

06 December 2012

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Venue:

Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Rd, Cambridge CB3 OWA

Description:

Russell Brown of Hawkins\Brown will examine this award-winning project, which demonstrates what can be achieved on a tight budget. A series of dormitory buildings, sharing vistas and green commons across the site, the use of diverse materials, need to connect with the existing buildings and the sensitivity of its rural setting result in a building which has been described as celebrating the spirit of education.

Directions: please go to http://www.cms.cam.ac.uk/visiting

This gives a site plan and maps of Cambridge showing the rail, road and bus links.

Parking: Free parking is available at the Centre. The barriers will be left up to accommodate us.

Arrival:
Wilberforce Road Entrance - Follow the signs for CMS reception (the large grass roofed building surrounded by a series of smaller pavilions).

Clarkson Road Entrance - Follow the laneway, turn left at the Gatehouse and CMS Centre core where reception is located right in front of you.

The registration desk is in the reception area.

Time: Please note the start time is 6.00pm for drinks, networking and registration. The talk itself will start at 6.30pm, finish at 7.30pm and then we'll have 15mins for Q and A. 

Fees:

Tickets: £10
Under 18s: £5
(includes a glass of wine or juice)

Booking:

Book online at the following links:

Member booking

Non-Member booking

Click here to register 

Contact:

RIBA East
01223 566285
riba.east@riba.org

Organiser:

RIBA East

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