Panel discussion at Architecture Foundation explores and debates the future of formal architectural education as part of Futures in the Making season.
Date: 24 November 2014
This panel discussion chaired by Professor Robert Mull, The Architecture Foundation Trustee and Director of Architecture at The Cass, will explore and debate the future of formal architectural education.
What should students learn? , are there gaps in the curriculum?, and which skills are increasingly important to have in order to rise to the many challenges architects face in practice . Leading academics and practitioners will present their views on how architectural education can respond to the changing role of the architect.
Neil Spiller, Dean of Architecture at the University of Greenwich
Peter Clegg, Senior Partner at FCBS (and Professor of Architecture at the Unversity of Bath)
Gem Barton, editor of Edge Condition and lecturer at the University of Brighton.
Chaired by Professor Robert Mull, Dean and Director of Architecture at The Cass
The Panel Discussion accompanies Futures in the Making, an annual group exhibition (13-28 November) showcasing speculative architectural futures explored in the work of recent architecture graduates. Work by two Cass students - Joe Davis and Alexandra McClean is included.
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