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Transforming Tradition

5 Jul 2016

Event times

7pm to 8.30pm

Cost of entry

£9.50 standard / £6.50 RIBA Members and Friends

Travel Information

  • Great Portland Street / Oxford Circus / Regent's Park

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Should architects preserve the past or is it time for a housing revolution?

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The cottage has become romanticised to the point of being kitsch and newly constructed tower blocks are punctuating our skylines. In a country where streets of terraced houses are boarded up for demolition in one city, but sold for over a million pounds each in another, panellists debate whether architects should preserve the past or if it’s time for a housing revolution.

Speakers include Elizabeth McKellar (Open University) and Dan Cruickshank (BBC historian).

This event is part of the exhibition 'At Home in Britain: Designing the House of Tomorrow'.

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