Shortlist of the Experimental Architecture Award at the AA this November

  • To celebrate this new award funded by the Arts Foundation, and the shortlist that has been selected, the Architectural Association are hosting both an exhibition of their work and a talk led by Justin McGuirk from the Design Museum and Theodore Spyropoulos, architect and educator at the AA.

    1st Nov 6.30pm, Talk : Ways of Seeing : Experimental Architecture and the Arts Foundation Award Shortlist AA Lecture Hall. Free
    To open the exhibition Holly Hendry, Chris Hildrey, Lawrence Lek and Finn Williams from Public Practice will be introducing their very diverse practices and explaining how their work is affected by their visions of space in today's world. This will be followed by a discussion with Justin McGuirk from the Design Museum and Minimaforms' director and educator from the AA Theo Spyropoulos around what new meanings are architecture, art & design bringing to address spatial issues and what role does experimentation play in contemporary practice?.

    1st - 17th Nov, Exhibition: Pushing the Boundaries: 2019 Arts Foundation Shortlist , 10am – 7pm, AA Members Room. Free
    The exhibition brings together for the first time four very diverse practitioners Holly Hendry, Chris Hildrey, Lawrence Lek and Public Practice whose experimental practices explore radical constructions challenging our conceptions of space as an interface. These four shortlisted applicants for the Experimental Architecture Award will be showing some of their work allowing visitors to understand their practices further through visual displays, video and objects related to their current work and preoccupations.

    For further information about the shortlist for the Arts Foundation Award in Experimental Architecture go to : Holly Hendry , Chris Hildrey , Lawrence Lek and Public Practice

    All events at the Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3ES.