15 May 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD
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.
Hattie Hartman, Sustainability Editor of The AJ
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.
£8.50 Non-Members/£5.50 Members
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