The seductive power of the architectural image is explored in this lecture, taking in works ranging from Sir John Soane’s designs to the architects drawing the cities of tomorrow.
About the speaker: Hugh Pearman
Hugh Pearman is a London-based architecture critic and editor. He edits the Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects and writes for many other media ranging from the magazines of the Royal Academy and Victoria and Albert Museum to The Spectator. For 30 years he was architecture and design critic of The Sunday Times. His books include the bestselling Contemporary World Architecture published by Phaidon. Instrumental in establishing the annual Stirling Prize for Architecture, he runs an annual award through his magazine for architectural drawing, Eye Line. He lives with his family in North London.
This lecture is part of the Contextual Lecture Series: Tomorrow's World - Intimations of the Future