Online: Hermeneutics and Ceremony

A talk by Christian Frost and Nicholas Temple.

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Christian Frost and Nicholas Temple from the Centre for Urban and Built Ecologies (CUBE) discuss architecture, hermeneutics, civic processions and ceremony.

Professor Christian Frost is the Head of Architecture at London Metropolitan University. He qualified as an architect in 1990 following the completion of his studies at the University of Cambridge and has worked in Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom on buildings ranging from domestic properties to highly specialised arts projects.

Professor Frost's research interests include phenomenological hermeneutics, medieval architecture, and the making of architecture in relation to urban festivals. His book Time, Space, and Order: The Making of Medieval Salisbury was published in 2009 and he recently completed his PhD at the School of Art, Architecture and Design, entitled Architecture, Festival and Order: The history and persistence of the Florentine Feast of San Giovanni and its significance as a representation of civic order.

Nicholas Temple is a senior professor of architectural history at the School of Art, Architecture and Design. He is also Director of the Centre for Urban and Built Ecologies (CUBE).



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Date/time Thursday 19 November 2020 at 6.30pm
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