BOTTON, Alain de

Living Architecture

Series: Evening Lecture
Date: Thursday 28 October 2010
Time: 18:00
Venue: Lecture Hall
Running time: 0 mins

Alain de Botton will introduce a new project which he helped to launch called Living Architecture. This is an organisation which commissions architects from around the world to design houses in the UK which can be rented out by the general public for weekends or week long stays. Think of it like a Landmark trust for contemporary architecture. To date, Living Architecture has commissioned houses from Peter Zumthor, MVRDV, Nord, Sir Michael Hopkins and JVA. The first house opens at the end of October and Alain will discuss his experiences and the thinking behind the project.

Alain de Botton is the author of 10 bestselling books of philosophy including The Consolations of Philosophy and The Architecture of Happiness. He is also responsible for setting up The School of Life and Living Architecture.



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