The exhibition focuses on the ideas - political, urban, aesthetic - that drove these public space designs, and the importance of design in delivering successful – and unsuccessful – public spaces.
British Library forecourt
South Bank Arts Centre
Elephant + Castle Shopping Centre
In São Paulo:
Centro Empresarial Itaú Conceição
Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP)
Centro Cultural de São Paulo (CCSP)
Vale do Anhangabaú
The exhibition is part of a three year research project between the Department of Architecture, University of Westminster, and the Department of Architectural History, University of São Paulo. Project partners: Royal Institute of British Architects, Royal Town Planning Institute, the British Council, and the 20th Century Society.
The exhibition also forms part of the London Festival of Architecture 2017.