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Book Club at RIBA

RIBA Book Club

RIBA Book Club is a chance to hear from some of your favourite architectural authors. The bar at 66 Portland Place allows for intimate discussion and further understanding of some of our most popular books.

April: Happy by Design
RIBA Bar | 66 Portland Place | W1B 1AD London | United Kingdom
Friday, 26 April 2019 from 13:00 to 14:00 (GMT) Tickets

The spring season of the RIBA Book Club brings you an interview with Ben Channon, author of 'Happy by Design: A Guide to Architecture and Mental Wellbeing', Associate at Assael Architecture and Founder and Chair of The Architects’ Mental Wellbeing Forum.

June: Sir Peter Cook

RIBA Bar | 66 Portland Place | W1B 1AD London | United Kingdom
Friday, 28 June 2019 from 13:00 to 14:00 (GMT) Tickets

Influential architect, educator, writer and speaker Sir Peter Cook joins us at the next RIBA Book Club to discuss his love of books and ideas.

Some of Cook's recent books will be available at a discount to event attendees:

The books will be available to purchase on the day, and through a discount code included in your ticket confirmation email. This can be used at the checkout on ribabookshops.com or in the Bookshop at 66 Portland Place.

Our past talks

January: Revisiting Postmodernism
RIBA Bar | 66 Portland Place | W1B 1AD London | United Kingdom
Friday, 25 January 2019 from 13:00 to 14:00 (GMT)

For the launch, we brought together two of the leading proponents of Postmodernism, Sir Terry Farrell and Adam Nathaniel Furman: the co-authors of 'Revisiting Postmodernism'.

February: Learning from Carlo Scarpa

RIBA Bar | 66 Portland Place | W1B 1AD London | United Kingdom
Friday, 22 February 2019 from 13:00 to 14:00 (GMT)

The second instalment of the RIBA Book Club introduced Edinburgh based, award-winning architect Richard Murphy, discussing his book 'Carlo Scarpa and Castelvecchio Revisited'.

March: Cook's Camden

RIBA Bar | 66 Portland Place | W1B 1AD London | United Kingdom
Friday, 29 March 2019 from 13:00 to 14:00 (GMT) Tickets

The third instalment of the RIBA Book Club introduced Mark Swenarton, Emeritus Professor of Architecture at the University of Liverpool and author of 'Cooks’ Camden: Making of Modern Housing'.

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