The Architecture of Hope: Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres

26 February 2011 - 08 May 2011

All day

Venue:

Room 128a, V&A+RIBA Architecture Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Description:

A display that, for the first time, explores the architecture of the Maggie’s Centres which provide welcoming and uplifting spaces for those affected by cancer.

Each of the seven existing centres, designed by architects including Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid and the 2009 RIBA Stirling Prize winning building by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, are examined through models, drawings, photographs and film. Six models for future centres, including designs by Wilkinson Eyre and Kisho Kurokawa, are also on display.

Fees:

Admission is free
The V&A is open daily 10.00am-5.45pm
Friday 10.00am-10pm

Contact:

Victoria and Albert Museum
Tel. +44 (0)20 7942 2000
E-mail: vanda@vam.ac.uk 

Organiser:

V&A+RIBA Architecture Partnership

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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Maggie’s Centre, London

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Maggie's Centre, London

Copyright: Richard Bryant 

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