Hooke Park Day Trip

Campus tour + foraging and forestry walks. Ticketed event, open to Members & alumni

Series: Membership & Alumni Event
Date: Saturday 12 May 2018
Time: 08:00
Venue: Hooke Park, Dorset
Running time: 0 mins

AA Members and alumni are invited to explore Hooke Park, the AA's woodland campus in Dorset.

Tours of the architecture campus buildings and talks on the development of Hooke Park as a unique place for learning, experimentation and self-sufficiency will take place throughout the day. You also have the chance to join medical herbalist and Hooke resident Georgie Corry Wright on a foraging woodland walk.

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08.20 | Depart London Waterloo

11.20 | Arrival at Hooke Park

11.20 - 11.40 | Coffee, introduction to Hooke Park in the Prototype House (1989, Richard Burton and Frei Otto)

11.40 - 12.20 | Tour of original buildings including Workshop (1987 by Richard Burton & Frei Otto) and Westminster Lodge (1995) by Edward Cullinan Architects

12.20 – 13.00 | Tour of AA Design + Make buildings including:  Timber Seasoning Shelter (2014), Biomass Boiler House (2015) and  Big Shed (2012) plus Wakeford Hall project update

13.00 – 13.40 | Lunch served in the Refectory

13.40 – 14.40 | Campus tour, Design + Make: Woodchip Barn (2016) and Sawmill Shelter (2017)

14.40 – 16.15 | Foraging walk led by Georgie Corry Wright, Hooke Park resident and medical herbalist


14.40 - 16.15 | Growing timber for future architecture: Tour of the forestry at Hooke Park with Jez Ralph

16.15 - 16.45 | Tea

16.45 | Depart Hooke Park

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Image: Hooke Park © AA Photo Library

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