A COMMISSION BY GILES ROUND
22 SEPTEMBER 2016 - 5 February 2017
This autumn something out of the ordinary is happening at RIBA. Come and explore the repurposed Architecture Gallery as the multi-disciplinary artist Giles Round focuses our attention on one of the most familiar and unavoidable architectural features of the city: the façade.
By turning the gallery into a production studio and shop, this exhibition questions the ways in which we collect, preserve and purchase façades today. Inspired by the work of a wide-range of architects in RIBA’s Collections, it explores the increasing tension between the changing interior and static exterior of the architecture around us and our subsequently unreliable understanding of cities and spaces.
22 September - 5 February 2017
Monday - Sunday 10am to 5pm
Tuesdays 10am to 8pm
Hand-painted ceramic objects are available to purchase in the gallery and limited edition prints by Giles Round available from our bookshop.
Proceeds from sales will support the RIBA’s future exhibition programme.
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD
Exhibition sponsored by:
Join us for an in-depth look into the exhibition concepts exploring the relationship between form and function in architecture through the lens of the façade.
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RIBA Regent Street Windows
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