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Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

Sir John Soane’s Museum announces its 2018-19 exhibition programme, which takes inspiration from the culture of architectural innovation embedded in Sir John Soane’s Museum.

Showcasing a cross-section of contemporary architectural thinking and practice, the Museum will host a series of colourful architectural interventions by Studio MUTT which reasserts the importance of ornament in architecture, a live installation of a prototype construction robot by Mamou-Mani that could revolutionise building construction, a manifesto show exploring drawing by leading architect Eric Parry as well as an exhibition connecting Soane’s architectural theories to architectural debates today.

The programme will also see the Museum continue to honour innovative practitioners. The Soane Medal Lecture, Soane Salons and Architectural Drawing Prize return for their second years, and a high-profile series of talks, By Design, will bring together leading designers for a series of in-conversation events hosted by Alice Rawsthorn and Will Gompertz.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

Sir John Soane’s Museum

The Deborah Loeb Brice Director, Bruce Boucher, told ANF: “The Soane’s forthcoming exhibition programme is led by innovative ideas and thinking, taking inspiration from the Museum’s rich collection and spaces to further current debates around architecture, be it the use of ornament; drawing as a means of architectural discovery; or looking at how architectural commissions take shape, and why. Sir John Soane, an architectural pioneer, was constantly employing innovative new technologies and materials through his designs. We hope our programme reflects this radical spirit and enhances conversations about the future of architecture.”

Owen Hopkins, Senior Curator of Exhibitions and Education, said: “The Soane Museum is one of the great architectural laboratories – imbued by its founder with an enduring spirit of experimentation and enquiry, where new ideas might be generated and tested. This year’s programme of exhibitions and events looks to continue that spirit, offering a distinctive platform for projects and debates that aim to link the past, present and future of architecture and design.”


Exhibitions

Out of Character: A project by Studio MUTT 12 September – 18 November 2018

Studio Mutt create four architectural ‘characters’ to inhabit Sir John Soane’s Museum in a new project for London Design Festival 2018.

In 1812, John Soane wrote Crude Hints towards an History of my House, a strange and perplexing text in which he imagined his home as a ruin, centuries in the future, inspected by visitors who speculate on its origins and function. In particular Soane suggested that visitors might infer the museum to have been inhabited by four characters: a Lawyer, a Monk, a Magician and an Architect.

Over 200 years later, these characters will be brought to life by MUTT as architectural compositions of ornament, colour and form. The four characters will be installed as ‘inhabitants’ in different locations in the Museum.

Colourful, rich in decoration and drawing from the wealth of source material in the Museum and Soane’s work, each character communicates with the space it inhabits. Where modernist architecture sees ornament, colour and character as superfluous elements of architectural design, with this project MUTT reveal how they can communicate and give life to buildings of all scales.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

The characters: a Lawyer, a Monk, a Magician and an Architect.


Purely Ornamental: Soane’s Theory on Ornament 12 September – 14 October 2018

Soane’s exquisite Royal Academy lecture drawings form the basis of an exploration of his ideas on ornament – one of the most contentious issues for architects in Soane’s time and today.

The question of ornament – the embellishment of a building with figurative or decorative elements – has been one of the most hotly contested issues in architectural debate over the last two hundred years.

Attempting to reframe the debate, this exhibition looks at Soane’s ideas and theories on ornament as articulated in the lectures he gave in his capacity as Professor of Architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Ranging from pre-history to buildings contemporary to Soane, the exhibition considers notions of meaning, character, form and appropriateness, and the ways Soane saw ornament as situating a building within a broader culture of ideas across time.

This exhibition is kindly supported by Nicholas and Judith Goodison's Charitable Settlement.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

Office of John Soane, Corinthian capital detail, Temple of Castor and Pollux, Rome, c.1806-9


The Architecture Drawing Prize: 17 October – 18 November 2018

In partnership with Make Architects and the World Architecture Festival, Sir John Soane’s Museum has announced the call for entries for the second edition of The Architecture Drawing Prize, with the project culminating in an exhibition this autumn.

Launched in 2017, the prize is conceived to celebrate and showcase the significance of drawing as a tool in capturing and communicating architectural ideas. It embraces the creative use of digital tools and digitally-produced renderings, while recognising the enduring importance of hand drawing.

This year’s winning and commended entries will be exhibited at the Soane Museum this autumn.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

One of the 166 entries in 2017 was this hand-drawn commended - Utopia by Ubaldo Occhinegro Mua Studio, ITtaly.


Code Builder: A Robotic Choreography by Mamou-Mani 5 December 2018 – 3 February 2019

A live installation of a prototype cable construction robot, developed by architects Mamou-Mani, explores the future of building construction.

Building on the ‘spider cams’ of sports stadia and pick-and-place technology, the Polibot, a prototype construction robot, will be installed in Sir John Soane’s Museum, offering a glimpse of the exciting future of building construction. The Polibot will progressively construct and then deconstruct Soane’s designs for the dome from the Bank of England, using architectural drawings translated into lines of code.

The installation will be supported by an exhibition in the Soane Galleries that explores the development of the project and Soane’s own experimentation with innovative new technology – notably, hollow bricks developed for the Bank of England, which inspired the 3D-printed bricks used by the Polibot.

Simultaneously looking back and looking forward, the project will offer new ways of viewing and conceiving aspects of arguably Soane’s most significant work and one of London’s greatest lost buildings. At the same time, it will offer a powerful showcase of the potential of this new technology, which looks set to transform how architecture is designed and understood.

Owen Hopkins, Senior Curator of Exhibitions and Education, said: “Robotic technologies are going to revolutionise how buildings are constructed and therefore also how they are designed. This installation will offer the public a snapshot of the new possibilities afforded by these technologies, and in doing so spark a vital conversation about their implications for architecture and cities. Given how fundamentally these and related types of technologies such as AI look set to transform everyday life over the next few decades, it is vital that this conversation has a public platform – one that the Soane Museum is ideally placed to provide.”

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

The Polibot

Mamou-Mani ltd. is a RIBA chartered architectural practice specialising in Parametric Architecture.

With a holistic design approach in which all parts are inter-connected to one another through rules and parameters, the practice has an in-house digital fabrication facility on Hackney Road called The Fab Pub.

The multi-disciplinary team has helped break down the barriers between architects and related professions such as contractors and engineers by linking their digital files to fabrication tools through bespoke software and robotic machines.

The practice won the American Architecture Gold Prize for the WoodenWaves, a project for Buro Happold's HQ and the Architizer Award for Tangential Dreams at Burning Man.

More recently, the firm collaborated with ARUP to develop a new kind of robotic tool for the construction industry, The Polibot, Universal Building Machine and worked together on a case study skyscraper for its application.

The practice is led by Arthur Mamou-Mani, a French-born architect, fellow of the Royal Society of the Art, and winner of the RIBAj Rising Star Award 2017.


Eric Parry: Drawing 20 February – 27 May 2019

A major exhibition exploring the role of drawing in contemporary architectural practice through the work of one of Britain’s leading architects and architectural draughtsman

For Eric Parry (b. 1952) drawing is integral to his practice as an architect: not just as a design tool, but as a way of conceiving, reflecting on and analysing buildings and the places they occupy. Across projects as diverse in typology, scale and context as the new buildings at Pembroke College, Cambridge, the Holburne Museum in Bath, the renewal of St Martin-in-the-Fields, One Eagle Place on Piccadilly, 30 Finsbury Square (in the City of London) in Islington and the more recently completed 4 Pancras Square at King’s Cross and Fen Court in the City of London – drawing is always fundamental to Parry’s creative process. This exhibition offers a never seen before insight into the extraordinary range of drawings Parry has created over the last four decades: from the sketchbooks that present a near continuous thread of ideas and observations, and the design drawings that document how projects have evolved, to the computer-generated construction drawings that show with immaculate precision the inner workings of his buildings.

Drawing is also fundamental component of the Soane Museum, reflecting its importance to Soane’s conception and practice of architecture. Taking its cue from Soane’s example, Parry’s drawings will be displayed around the Museum, in a stimulating and sometimes surprising dialogue with Soane’s collection and spaces.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

Eric Parry: Drawing


Events

By Design 2018–19

By Design – a new public talk series at Sir John Soane’s Museum, in which leading figures from across the world of design discuss their practice through a single object

By Design, created in partnership with Luke Irwin Ltd., is a new public talk series in which Will Gompertz, Arts Editor at the BBC, and Alice Rawsthorn, design writer and critic, will co-host a series of talks with graphic designer Peter Saville, product designer Martino Gamper, architect Sir David Adjaye, stage designer Es Devlin, artist Edmund du Waal and interior designer Olga Polizzi.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

Will Gompertz


Taking place from October 2018 – April 2019, each month one of these designers will describe their own treasured curiosity, and through this object discuss and dissect their own design practice.
Sir John Soane’s Museum & Luke Irwin announce the launch of By Design, a new public talk series in which leading designers discuss an object that has inspired their practice

Sir John Soane’s Museum today reveals the line-up for its new talk series By Design, in partnership with Luke Irwin. From October 2018 – April 2019, Will Gompertz, Arts Editor at the BBC, and Alice Rawsthorn, design writer and critic, will co-host the series exploring how design has impacted the lives of six internationally-renowned designers, framed around one item which has informed their careers.

The confirmed speakers include:
• Iconic graphic designer Peter Saville, who created album covers for Joy Division
• Set designer Es Devlin, who has worked with artists such as Beyoncé and Kanye West
• Product designer Martino Gamper, renowned for his project 100 Chairs in 100 Days
• Famed ceramicist and writer Edmund de Waal
• Leading international architect Sir David Adjaye
• Hotelier and interior designer Olga Polizzi

The series launches on 29 October with Will Gompertz in conversation with graphic designer Peter Saville. The talk will revolve around Richard Hamilton’s iconic poster ‘Toaster’ and will be accompanied by the original 1970 toaster itself.

By Design continues the Soane’s exploration of contemporary architecture and design. By bringing together international designers, artists and architects, the Museum aims to realise Soane’s ambition for an ‘Academy of the Arts,’ where all forms of the discipline can be celebrated.


Owen Hopkins, Senior Curator of Exhibitions and Education, said: "Sir John Soane understood the power of objects to spark creativity. He assembled his remarkable collection to act, in his words, as ‘studies for my mind’, and also to offer inspiration to the countless visitors to his Museum over the last two centuries.

With Luke Irwin, we developed this series in this spirit. ‘By Design’ will offer a platform for six leading designers to present an object that has inspired them, and through it reflect on their own practice, and the broader power of objects to shape and inform different kinds of creativity.
Luke Irwin said:

The Soane Medal Lecture Autumn 2018

Denise Scott Brown, the pioneering American architect, planner and theorist, is to receive the Soane Medal.

Denise Scott Brown’s award will be celebrated at a special public event on Wednesday 17 October at the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery, which she designed with Robert Venturi. The event will comprise a lecture, pre-recorded by Denise Scott Brown at her home in Philadelphia and illustrated by her own largely unseen photographs, with a live response by Sir David Chipperfield.

Denise Scott Brown’s ideas and work as architect, planner, urbanist, theorist, writer and educator have had a global influence, transforming thinking about architecture and cities.

The Soane Medal Lecture recognises architects who have made an outstanding contribution to the culture of architecture through both their built work and their broader contributions to history, theory and the public understanding of architecture. The inaugural medal was awarded to Rafael Moneo in 2017.


Soane Salons Autumn/winter 2018–19

Sir John Soane Museum launches the second season of Soane Salons in early autumn.

Launched in autumn 2017, the Soane’s programme of Salons offer a weekly platform for lively and polemical interjections into the debate about architecture and its histories. Previous series have included speakers such as Beatriz Colomina, Patrik Schumacher, Marina Otero Verzier, Charles Holland, Owen Hatherley, Jonathan Glancey, Amin Taha, James Taylor-Foster and Giulia Foscari.

Visitor Information:
The museum is open free: Wednesday to Sunday inclusive, 10am–5pm.

Sir John Soane’s Museum, 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP




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Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

Sir John Soane’s Museum announces its 2018-19 exhibition programme, which takes inspiration from the culture of architectural innovation embedded in Sir John Soane’s Museum.

Showcasing a cross-section of contemporary architectural thinking and practice, the Museum will host a series of colourful architectural interventions by Studio MUTT which reasserts the importance of ornament in architecture, a live installation of a prototype construction robot by Mamou-Mani that could revolutionise building construction, a manifesto show exploring drawing by leading architect Eric Parry as well as an exhibition connecting Soane’s architectural theories to architectural debates today.

The programme will also see the Museum continue to honour innovative practitioners. The Soane Medal Lecture, Soane Salons and Architectural Drawing Prize return for their second years, and a high-profile series of talks, By Design, will bring together leading designers for a series of in-conversation events hosted by Alice Rawsthorn and Will Gompertz.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

Sir John Soane’s Museum

The Deborah Loeb Brice Director, Bruce Boucher, told ANF: “The Soane’s forthcoming exhibition programme is led by innovative ideas and thinking, taking inspiration from the Museum’s rich collection and spaces to further current debates around architecture, be it the use of ornament; drawing as a means of architectural discovery; or looking at how architectural commissions take shape, and why. Sir John Soane, an architectural pioneer, was constantly employing innovative new technologies and materials through his designs. We hope our programme reflects this radical spirit and enhances conversations about the future of architecture.”

Owen Hopkins, Senior Curator of Exhibitions and Education, said: “The Soane Museum is one of the great architectural laboratories – imbued by its founder with an enduring spirit of experimentation and enquiry, where new ideas might be generated and tested. This year’s programme of exhibitions and events looks to continue that spirit, offering a distinctive platform for projects and debates that aim to link the past, present and future of architecture and design.”


Exhibitions

Out of Character: A project by Studio MUTT 12 September – 18 November 2018

Studio Mutt create four architectural ‘characters’ to inhabit Sir John Soane’s Museum in a new project for London Design Festival 2018.

In 1812, John Soane wrote Crude Hints towards an History of my House, a strange and perplexing text in which he imagined his home as a ruin, centuries in the future, inspected by visitors who speculate on its origins and function. In particular Soane suggested that visitors might infer the museum to have been inhabited by four characters: a Lawyer, a Monk, a Magician and an Architect.

Over 200 years later, these characters will be brought to life by MUTT as architectural compositions of ornament, colour and form. The four characters will be installed as ‘inhabitants’ in different locations in the Museum.

Colourful, rich in decoration and drawing from the wealth of source material in the Museum and Soane’s work, each character communicates with the space it inhabits. Where modernist architecture sees ornament, colour and character as superfluous elements of architectural design, with this project MUTT reveal how they can communicate and give life to buildings of all scales.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

The characters: a Lawyer, a Monk, a Magician and an Architect.


Purely Ornamental: Soane’s Theory on Ornament 12 September – 14 October 2018

Soane’s exquisite Royal Academy lecture drawings form the basis of an exploration of his ideas on ornament – one of the most contentious issues for architects in Soane’s time and today.

The question of ornament – the embellishment of a building with figurative or decorative elements – has been one of the most hotly contested issues in architectural debate over the last two hundred years.

Attempting to reframe the debate, this exhibition looks at Soane’s ideas and theories on ornament as articulated in the lectures he gave in his capacity as Professor of Architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Ranging from pre-history to buildings contemporary to Soane, the exhibition considers notions of meaning, character, form and appropriateness, and the ways Soane saw ornament as situating a building within a broader culture of ideas across time.

This exhibition is kindly supported by Nicholas and Judith Goodison's Charitable Settlement.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

Office of John Soane, Corinthian capital detail, Temple of Castor and Pollux, Rome, c.1806-9


The Architecture Drawing Prize: 17 October – 18 November 2018

In partnership with Make Architects and the World Architecture Festival, Sir John Soane’s Museum has announced the call for entries for the second edition of The Architecture Drawing Prize, with the project culminating in an exhibition this autumn.

Launched in 2017, the prize is conceived to celebrate and showcase the significance of drawing as a tool in capturing and communicating architectural ideas. It embraces the creative use of digital tools and digitally-produced renderings, while recognising the enduring importance of hand drawing.

This year’s winning and commended entries will be exhibited at the Soane Museum this autumn.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

One of the 166 entries in 2017 was this hand-drawn commended - Utopia by Ubaldo Occhinegro Mua Studio, ITtaly.


Code Builder: A Robotic Choreography by Mamou-Mani 5 December 2018 – 3 February 2019

A live installation of a prototype cable construction robot, developed by architects Mamou-Mani, explores the future of building construction.

Building on the ‘spider cams’ of sports stadia and pick-and-place technology, the Polibot, a prototype construction robot, will be installed in Sir John Soane’s Museum, offering a glimpse of the exciting future of building construction. The Polibot will progressively construct and then deconstruct Soane’s designs for the dome from the Bank of England, using architectural drawings translated into lines of code.

The installation will be supported by an exhibition in the Soane Galleries that explores the development of the project and Soane’s own experimentation with innovative new technology – notably, hollow bricks developed for the Bank of England, which inspired the 3D-printed bricks used by the Polibot.

Simultaneously looking back and looking forward, the project will offer new ways of viewing and conceiving aspects of arguably Soane’s most significant work and one of London’s greatest lost buildings. At the same time, it will offer a powerful showcase of the potential of this new technology, which looks set to transform how architecture is designed and understood.

Owen Hopkins, Senior Curator of Exhibitions and Education, said: “Robotic technologies are going to revolutionise how buildings are constructed and therefore also how they are designed. This installation will offer the public a snapshot of the new possibilities afforded by these technologies, and in doing so spark a vital conversation about their implications for architecture and cities. Given how fundamentally these and related types of technologies such as AI look set to transform everyday life over the next few decades, it is vital that this conversation has a public platform – one that the Soane Museum is ideally placed to provide.”

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

The Polibot

Mamou-Mani ltd. is a RIBA chartered architectural practice specialising in Parametric Architecture.

With a holistic design approach in which all parts are inter-connected to one another through rules and parameters, the practice has an in-house digital fabrication facility on Hackney Road called The Fab Pub.

The multi-disciplinary team has helped break down the barriers between architects and related professions such as contractors and engineers by linking their digital files to fabrication tools through bespoke software and robotic machines.

The practice won the American Architecture Gold Prize for the WoodenWaves, a project for Buro Happold's HQ and the Architizer Award for Tangential Dreams at Burning Man.

More recently, the firm collaborated with ARUP to develop a new kind of robotic tool for the construction industry, The Polibot, Universal Building Machine and worked together on a case study skyscraper for its application.

The practice is led by Arthur Mamou-Mani, a French-born architect, fellow of the Royal Society of the Art, and winner of the RIBAj Rising Star Award 2017.


Eric Parry: Drawing 20 February – 27 May 2019

A major exhibition exploring the role of drawing in contemporary architectural practice through the work of one of Britain’s leading architects and architectural draughtsman

For Eric Parry (b. 1952) drawing is integral to his practice as an architect: not just as a design tool, but as a way of conceiving, reflecting on and analysing buildings and the places they occupy. Across projects as diverse in typology, scale and context as the new buildings at Pembroke College, Cambridge, the Holburne Museum in Bath, the renewal of St Martin-in-the-Fields, One Eagle Place on Piccadilly, 30 Finsbury Square (in the City of London) in Islington and the more recently completed 4 Pancras Square at King’s Cross and Fen Court in the City of London – drawing is always fundamental to Parry’s creative process. This exhibition offers a never seen before insight into the extraordinary range of drawings Parry has created over the last four decades: from the sketchbooks that present a near continuous thread of ideas and observations, and the design drawings that document how projects have evolved, to the computer-generated construction drawings that show with immaculate precision the inner workings of his buildings.

Drawing is also fundamental component of the Soane Museum, reflecting its importance to Soane’s conception and practice of architecture. Taking its cue from Soane’s example, Parry’s drawings will be displayed around the Museum, in a stimulating and sometimes surprising dialogue with Soane’s collection and spaces.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

Eric Parry: Drawing


Events

By Design 2018–19

By Design – a new public talk series at Sir John Soane’s Museum, in which leading figures from across the world of design discuss their practice through a single object

By Design, created in partnership with Luke Irwin Ltd., is a new public talk series in which Will Gompertz, Arts Editor at the BBC, and Alice Rawsthorn, design writer and critic, will co-host a series of talks with graphic designer Peter Saville, product designer Martino Gamper, architect Sir David Adjaye, stage designer Es Devlin, artist Edmund du Waal and interior designer Olga Polizzi.

Antiques News & Fairs - Sir John Soane's Museum announces 2018-19 programme

Will Gompertz


Taking place from October 2018 – April 2019, each month one of these designers will describe their own treasured curiosity, and through this object discuss and dissect their own design practice.
Sir John Soane’s Museum & Luke Irwin announce the launch of By Design, a new public talk series in which leading designers discuss an object that has inspired their practice

Sir John Soane’s Museum today reveals the line-up for its new talk series By Design, in partnership with Luke Irwin. From October 2018 – April 2019, Will Gompertz, Arts Editor at the BBC, and Alice Rawsthorn, design writer and critic, will co-host the series exploring how design has impacted the lives of six internationally-renowned designers, framed around one item which has informed their careers.

The confirmed speakers include:
• Iconic graphic designer Peter Saville, who created album covers for Joy Division
• Set designer Es Devlin, who has worked with artists such as Beyoncé and Kanye West
• Product designer Martino Gamper, renowned for his project 100 Chairs in 100 Days
• Famed ceramicist and writer Edmund de Waal
• Leading international architect Sir David Adjaye
• Hotelier and interior designer Olga Polizzi

The series launches on 29 October with Will Gompertz in conversation with graphic designer Peter Saville. The talk will revolve around Richard Hamilton’s iconic poster ‘Toaster’ and will be accompanied by the original 1970 toaster itself.

By Design continues the Soane’s exploration of contemporary architecture and design. By bringing together international designers, artists and architects, the Museum aims to realise Soane’s ambition for an ‘Academy of the Arts,’ where all forms of the discipline can be celebrated.


Owen Hopkins, Senior Curator of Exhibitions and Education, said: "Sir John Soane understood the power of objects to spark creativity. He assembled his remarkable collection to act, in his words, as ‘studies for my mind’, and also to offer inspiration to the countless visitors to his Museum over the last two centuries.

With Luke Irwin, we developed this series in this spirit. ‘By Design’ will offer a platform for six leading designers to present an object that has inspired them, and through it reflect on their own practice, and the broader power of objects to shape and inform different kinds of creativity.
Luke Irwin said:

The Soane Medal Lecture Autumn 2018

Denise Scott Brown, the pioneering American architect, planner and theorist, is to receive the Soane Medal.

Denise Scott Brown’s award will be celebrated at a special public event on Wednesday 17 October at the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery, which she designed with Robert Venturi. The event will comprise a lecture, pre-recorded by Denise Scott Brown at her home in Philadelphia and illustrated by her own largely unseen photographs, with a live response by Sir David Chipperfield.

Denise Scott Brown’s ideas and work as architect, planner, urbanist, theorist, writer and educator have had a global influence, transforming thinking about architecture and cities.

The Soane Medal Lecture recognises architects who have made an outstanding contribution to the culture of architecture through both their built work and their broader contributions to history, theory and the public understanding of architecture. The inaugural medal was awarded to Rafael Moneo in 2017.


Soane Salons Autumn/winter 2018–19

Sir John Soane Museum launches the second season of Soane Salons in early autumn.

Launched in autumn 2017, the Soane’s programme of Salons offer a weekly platform for lively and polemical interjections into the debate about architecture and its histories. Previous series have included speakers such as Beatriz Colomina, Patrik Schumacher, Marina Otero Verzier, Charles Holland, Owen Hatherley, Jonathan Glancey, Amin Taha, James Taylor-Foster and Giulia Foscari.

Visitor Information:
The museum is open free: Wednesday to Sunday inclusive, 10am–5pm.

Sir John Soane’s Museum, 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP