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Architects across the capital open their doors for the London Festival of Architecture
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Alexander Mcqueen Savage Beauty
Alexander Mcqueen, Savage Beauty. V&A Museum, London
Crash Course & Tour along the Waterfront
Every Friday (3, 10, 17, 24 April and continuing)
Crash Course & Tour along the Waterfron
Building for Biodiversity
The exhibition Building for Biodiversity displays how cities can be transformed into an en
Radically Modern: Planning and construction in 1960s Berlin
The Museum of Modern Art, Photography and Architecture, Berlinische Galerie, will reopen a
With over 240 events throughout June from walks and talks to pop-ups and pavilions, this year’s London Festival of Architecture promises not only to be a vibrant celebration, but a serious forum for some of the big issues facing the UK’s capital
There’s no denying that this, the seventh London Festival of Architecture (LFA), will be an extravaganza of sensory delights that will give architects from around the globe a golden opportunity to exchange and discuss fresh ideas informally.
However, LFA is far more than just a pretty face and a chance to check out what other architects are up to over a glass or two of prosecco. Behind the scenes, London – like many others – is a city facing challenges on a massive scale, the most pressing of which will be aired during the month.
WAN’s Editor-in-Chief, Michael Hammond spoke to Lara Kinneir, LFA’s Programme Manager, to find out more about the serious issues the month-long Festival is seeking to address in order to make London the more ‘liveable city’ envisaged by London’s Mayor, Boris Johnson, when he first launched LFA in 2008.