PlanningforPlay

Simon & Tom Bloor in conversation with Simon Grant

Simon Grant (writer and Editor of Tate Etc.) and artists Simon and Tom Bloor discuss post-war utopian thinking, play, creativity and destruction. Part of The Brutalist Playground Season.

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RIBA Stirling Prize Stories 2015

The architects shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 come together in a unique event to reveal the stories behind their buildings.

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The Brutalist Playground

Part sculpture, part architectural installation, all play. The Brutalist Playground is a new commission by Assemble and artist Simon Terrill exploring post-war design for play.

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Virtual Control - Security and the Urban Imagination

Exhibition by artist/photographer Max Colson explores the hidden nature of security and control within contemporary urban space.

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July 2015

1 Jun - 31 Dec

RIBA Liverpool City Tours

Various meeting points across the city, Liverpool
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“RIBA Liverpool City Tours tell the story of Liverpool past, present and future t...”

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5 Jun - 27 Sep

Birmingham Sightseeing Bus Tour

Victoria Square, Birmingham
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“Live guided tours around our global city with a local heart – Birmingham uncover...”

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10 Jun - 16 Aug

The Brutalist Playground

The Architecture Gallery, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London
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“Part sculpture, part architectural installation, all play. The Brutalist Playgro...”

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16 Jun - 11 Aug

Extended Play - Tuesday Talks & Events

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“Informal series of talks, screenings and discussions as part of The Brutalist Pl...”

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9 Jul - 25 Aug

Virtual Control - Security and the Urban Imagination

The Practice Space, RIBA 66 Portland Place London W1B 1AD,
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“Exhibition by artist/photographer Max Colson explores the hidden nature of secur...”

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15 Jul - 22 Aug

Design Surgery - Ask an Architect

, Birmingham,London
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“Whether you are considering a New Build, are unsure about a scheme, have a probl...”

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Skill Up: Total Architecture 2

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD, London, London
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“For ages 15 to 18. Create a winning architectural portfolio in a style guarantee...”

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August 2015

01

Point & Shoot: Brutalist Architecture and Urban Play

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD, London, London
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“This practical workshop will investigate how photography can be used to both doc...”

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Simon & Tom Bloor in conversation with Simon Grant

RIBA, 66 Portland Place London W1B 1AD, London
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“Simon Grant (writer and Editor of Tate Etc.) and artists Simon and Tom Bloor dis...”

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Design Day: Plaster-Cast Playgrounds

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD, London
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“For ages 11 to 15. Get hands-on to create your own 3D playground and learn new c...”

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Design Quest: Brutal Geometrics

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD, London, London
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“For ages 7 to 11: Explore how to use geometric shapes in new and different ways,...”

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Skill Up: Plastic Fantastic – Brutalist modelling with a recycling twist

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD, London
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“For ages 15 to 18. Make wire frame models inspired by Brutalist architecture and...”

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06

RIBA Friends: Curator's Tour

The Foundling Museum Brunswick Square, London
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“RIBA Friends events: Foundling Museum Curator's Tour”

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Skill Up: Play in the Urban Space

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD, London
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“For ages 15 to18. Assess a problem, transform a space and develop drawings and p...”

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Day of Play

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD,, London
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“Join us for a celebration of all things play! Hands-on activities and tours for ...”

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UnDesign - Planning for Disorderliness

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“Round-table discussion where architects, designers and playworkers consider the ...”

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20 - 23

Sketch It On Europe: Liverpool

Open Eye Gallery, Mann Island, Liverpool
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“Learn from world-class sketchers who will enjoy coaching you to new heights with...”

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RIBA Friends: Building Tour

66 Portland Place, London
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“RIBA Friends: Building Tour of 66 Portland Place”

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September 2015

04 - 05

Culture Crawl Liverpool with Maggie's Merseyside

Stanley Dock, Regent Road, Liverpool
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“Culture Crawl Liverpool is a night-time 10k adventure around the city”

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07 - 27

RIBA Regent Street Windows Project 2015

Regent Street, W1, London
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“Regent Street shop windows transformed by thirteen architectural installations.”

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08 - 12

Insall Collection Exhibition

Duke Street, Chester
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“Join us for an exclusive look at the Insall Collection”

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09

Maintenance of Chester City Walls

, Chester
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“Meet the team responsible for maintaining Chester City Walls”

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9 Sep - 9 Jan

Palladian Design: The Good, the Bad and the Unexpected

The Architecture Gallery, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD, London
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“Andrea Palladio is the only architect who has given his name to a style – one th...”

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10 - 13

Heritage Open Days

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“RIBA have partnered with the National Trust to celebrate Heritage Open Days, 10 ...”

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Sculpture, Culture and Civic Pride

St George's Hall, Liverpool
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“Telling the story of Liverpool past, present and future”

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RIBA Friends: Exhibition Private Tour

66 Portland Place, London
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“RIBA Friends Events: Private Exhibition Tour”

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The Ropewalks: Growth, Decline and Regeneration 1715-2015

Merseytravel Centre, 1 Canning Place, Liverpool
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“Telling the story of Liverpool past, present and future”

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Insall Collection Exhibition - Guided Tour

Duke Street, Chester
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“Join us for a guided tour of the Insall Collection Exhibition”

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City of Culture, Learning and Faiths - Liverpool City Tour

Piazza Cafe, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool
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“Telling the story of Liverpool past, present and future”

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Gateway to the World - Liverpool City Tour

Open Eye Gallery, Mann Island, Liverpool
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“Telling the story of Liverpool past, present and future”

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17

Hugh Broughton Lecture

, Preston
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“Hugh Broughton talk at UCLan as part of Love Architecture 2015”

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Great British Building: Haven Point Leisure Centre

Pier Parade, South Shields, Tyne and Wear NE33 2JS, South Shields
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“Great British Building: Haven Point Leisure Centre”

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Great British Buildings: Abode, Great Kneighton, Cambridge

Addenbrooke's Road, Trumpington, Cambridge
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“An exclusive architect led, behind the scenes talk and tour of this RIBA Award w...”

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RIBA Friends: Tour of Chiswick House & Gardens

Chiswick House and Gardens, London, London
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“RIBA Friends events: Tour of Chiswick House and Gardens”

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RIBA Stirling Prize Stories 2015

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD, London
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“The architects shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 come together in a u...”

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October 2015

01

Great British Buildings: Alconbury Incubator Building, Alconbury

Alconbury Enterprise Campus, Alconbury Weald, Huntingdon
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“An exclusive architect led, behind the scenes talk and tour of this RIBA Award w...”

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RIBA Friends: Regent's Park Walking Tour

, Regent's Park
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“RIBA Friends Events: Regents Park Walking Tour”

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Great British Buildings: EF Language School, Cambridge

221 Hills Road, Cambridge
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“An exclusive architect led, behind the scenes talk and tour of this RIBA Award w...”

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RIBA Friends: Private Exhibition Tour

Sir John Soane's Museum, London
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“RIBA Friends Event: Private Exhibition Tour of Sir John Soane's Model Room”

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November 2015

02

RIBA Friends: Architecture Walking Tour of Marylebone and Mayfair

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“RIBA Friends Event: Architecture Walking Tour of Marylebone and Mayfair”

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December 2015

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RIBA Friends: Christmas Party

66 Portland Place, London
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“RIBA Friends: Christmas Party at 66 Portland Place”

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RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 – Meet the winner

RIBA, 66 Portland Place London W1B 1AD, London
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“The architect of the UK's best new building tells the story of their personal ro...”

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RIBA Friends: Building Tour

66 Portland Place, London
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“RIBA Friends: Building Tour of 66 Portland Place”

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