“Nature begins to relate to us only when we indwell in it, when culture begins in it” – Romano Guardini
Tony Fretton will present three rural buildings by his practice, showing how they are experientially creative and enjoyably habitable, and present the ineffability of nature within ordinary experience.
Tony Fretton is a principal with James McKinney and David Owen of Tony Fretton Architects, London. Buildings bythe practice include the Lisson Gallery, the Red House, the British Embassy in Warsaw and the Fuglsang Kunstmuseumin Denmark. Tony Fretton was guest professor at the Graduate School of Design Harvard 2005, ETH Zurich 2010, TUVienna 2013 and Professor, Chair of Interiors Buildings and Cites at TU Delft 2000-2014. His collected writing AEIOUArticles, Essays, interviews and Out-takes was published by Jap Sam Books in 2018.
A keynote presentation by Tony Fretton (Tony Fretton Architects) on a topic represented by a quote from Romano Guardini: “Nature begins to relate to us only when we indwell in it, when culture begins in it”.
The Living Memory of Cities 2022-23 seminars
The Living Memory of Cities - Seminar series 2022-23
The Living Memory of Cities, a seminar series convened in collaboration with Eric Parry Architects and the The Centre for Urban and Built Ecologies (CUBE), London Metropolitan University.
Robert Tavernor: A particular point of view, London and the picturesque
Tuesday 17 January 2023 at 5pm
Tony Fretton: Nature begins to relate to us only when we indwell in it
Tuesday 8 November 2022 at 5pm