The Olympics: Power dressing

15 May 2012

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Venue:

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

Description:

As London plays host to the biggest show on earth, this talk will explore the power that the Olympics has wielded in the run up to the Games, as well as look at the architecture itself. Join the panelist for an exciting discussion on London's approach to Olympic architecture.

Panelists:

  • Hattie Hartman, Sustainability Editor of The AJ
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  • John Lyall, John Lyall Architects   
  • Kevin Owens, Design Principal for LOCOG
  • Alison Nimmo, former Director of Design and Regeneration at the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA)
  • Chris Bannister, Partner at Hopkins Architects
  • Helen Castle, Editor of AD.

Part 1: Sustainability
Alison Nimmo – Overview of sustainability and the aims and visions
John Lyall – on the Pumping Station
Hattie Hartman – summing up on the overall achievement

Part 2: Architecture
Kevin Owens – on the aims and vision of design
Chris Bannister – on the Velodrome

Part 3: Helen Castle – opening discussion with the panelists after the presentation, drawing them together on the evening and season’s theme (Power in Architecture) with Q&A.

Fees:

£8.50 Non-Members/£5.50 Members

Booking:

Book your tickets online using the following links. You will need to register if you have not already done so for this site.

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Contact:

Neşe Halil, RIBA London
nese.halil@riba.org

Organiser:

RIBA London

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