Public lectures and talks 2016-17

An annual series of public lectures and talks on a wide variety of topics taking place at The Cass during the 2016-17 academic year.


Archive public lectures and talks

You can see details of older public lectures and talks in our archive.

Open Field - Lectures and Talks

Open Field: Matthew Johnstone

29 September – 29 October 2016

First residency announced in new fine art residency programme at The Cass.

Open Field: Louise Sayarer

31 October – 3 December 2016

Second residency announced in new fine art residency programme at The Cass.

Open Field: Nicholas Bates

9 January – 4 February 2017

The third residency announced in new fine art residency programme at The Cass.

Open Field: Lucienne Cole

4 February to 6 March 2017

The fourth residency announced in new fine art residency programme at The Cass.

Open Field: Tom Woolner

6 March to 8 April 2017

The fifth residency announced in new fine art residency programme at The Cass.

Open Field: Sara Rodrigues and Henry Mulhall

24 April to 20 May 2017

Sixth residency announced in new fine art residency programme at The Cass.

Open Field

Learn more about our residency programme

The residency studio is located at The Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design at London Metropolitan University.

Criss Cross - Lectures and Talks

Meredith Bowles

Thursday 26 January, 6.30pm

Lecture by Meredith Bowles, part of the Criss-Cross lectures.

Jose Esteves de Matos

Thursday 2 February, 6.30pm

Lecture by Jose Esteves de Matos, as part of Criss Cross Lectures.

Sarah Wigglesworth

Thursday 9 February, 6:30pm

Lecture by Sarah Wigglesworth, as part of Criss Cross Lectures.

Tigg Coll Architects

Thursday 2 March, 6.30pm

Lecture by David Tigg, Director of Tigg + Coll Architects, as part of Criss Cross Lectures.

The Decorators

Thursday 9 March, 6.30pm

Lecture by The Decorators, as part of Criss Cross Lectures.

Criss Cross lectures

Criss Cross lecture series

An opportunity to celebrate and investigate the richness of cross-disciplinary work between architecture and other creative fields.

New Cinema and the City - Lectures and Talks

The Poetic Dimension in Architecture - Lectures and Talks

The Poetic Dimension in Architecture #1 – Hermann Czech

Tuesday 21 March 2017, 6.30pm

"Less" or "More"? Our Postmodern Condition, a lecture by Hermann Czech, as part of The Poetic Dimension in Architecture lecture series.

The Poetic Dimension in Architecture #2 – Adam Khan Architects

Wednesday 26 April 2017, 6:30pm

A lecture by Adam Khan, as part of The Poetic Dimension in Architecture lecture series.

The Poetic Dimension in Architecture #3 – Bijoy Jain

Wednesday 3 May 2017, 6:30pm

A lecture by Bijoy Jain, as part of The Poetic Dimension in Architecture lecture series.

The Poetic Dimension in Architecture #4 – Eric Parry

Thursday 11 May 2017, 6.30pm

A lecture by Eric Parry, as part of The Poetic Dimension in Architecture lecture series. Organised by Florian Beigel and Philip Christou for the Architecture Research Unit.

The Poetic Dimension in Architecture #5 – Tom Emerson

Friday 19 May 2017, 6.30pm

A lecture by Tom Emerson, as part of The Poetic Dimension in Architecture lecture series. Organised by Florian Beigel and Philip Christou for the Architecture Research Unit.

The Poetic Dimension in Architecture #6 – Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara

Thursday 25 May 2017, 6.30pm

A lecture by Y Farrell and S McNamara, as part of The Poetic Dimension in Architecture lecture series. Organised by F Beigel and P Christou for the Architecture Research Unit.

The Poetic Dimension in Architecture

A series of lectures organised by Florian Beigel and Philip Christou for the Architecture Research Unit.

Window Space - 1.51

Window Space: Oliver Hickmet

2 March to 2 April 2017

The End is the Beginning is the End by Oliver Hickmet is part of the long-term curatorial project organised by onepointfiveone.

Window Space: Felicity Hammond

6 to 30 April 2017

For the third show commissioned by onepointfiveone at Window Space, Felicity Hammond presents To Soften the Massing.

Window Space: Harry Meadley

4 to 28 May 2017

For the third show commissioned by onepointfiveone at Window Space, Harry Meadley presents LEVEL 4.

Window Space - 1.51

The Window Space is a street-facing window gallery managed by the students of the Curating the Contemporary MA.

Who Cares? - Lectures and Talks

4 x 2 - Lectures and Talks

You and Me Architecture

Tuesday 8 November, 5.30-6.30pm

Alicija Borkowska will be giving a lecture about You & Me, a multi-disciplinary architecture platform working between London and Athens.

4 x 2

Interiors Industry Lectures

Interior and interior design lecture series given by visiting professional practitioners.

Hothouse Talks - Lectures and Talks

Russell Weekes

Friday 11 November, 1.15–2pm

A talk by Russell Weekes, as part of the Hothouse talks.

Family (and friends)

Friday 9 December, 1.15–2pm

A talk by Derek Johnson, as part of the Hothouse talks.

Hothouse Talks

Find out about the next event

The Cass Hothouse presents a series of creative talks by industry professionals in design, illustration, publishing and branding. All talks are free and open to the public.

Public lectures and talks 2016-17

4 x 2

Interiors Industry Lectures

Interior and interior design lecture series given by visiting professional practitioners.

Hothouse Talks

Find out about the next event

The Cass Hothouse presents a series of creative talks by industry professionals in design, illustration, publishing and branding. All talks are free and open to the public.

New Cinema and the City - Migrations

Using film as a research and exploration tool

A mini-series of open lectures and screenings that connect to the module of the same title for Year 4 architecture students.

Open Field

Learn more about our residency programme

The residency studio is located at The Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design at London Metropolitan University.

Public lectures and talks 2016-17

Annual Public Lectures and Talks Series

An annual series of public lectures and talks on a wide variety of topics taking place at The Cass during the 2016-17 academic year.

The Poetic Dimension in Architecture

A series of lectures organised by Florian Beigel and Philip Christou for the Architecture Research Unit.

Who Cares? talks

Student-led architecture lecture series 2016-17

The Who Cares? talks are returning this year, tackling questions on the topic of humanitarian design both abroad and closer to home.

Window Space - 1.51

The Window Space is a street-facing window gallery managed by the students of the Curating the Contemporary MA.