Kapital Architecture: Accumulation @ LSE, Jun 25

19 June 2014

The fourth and last installment of the Kapital Architecture series, titled “Accumulation”, will be taking place at London’s LSE on June 25.

Following the previous three debate segments – titled, chronologically, “Circulation”, “Labour”, and “Commodity” – the last debate of the series takes on the concept of accumulation in the context of capitalism and architecture. Through the course of the day, a slew of participants are asked to discuss and debate the particulars and generals of the concept, including Alice Honor Gavin, Christien Garcia, Adam Kaasa, Jack Tan, and Richard Whitby.

The debate series – co-organized by the Royal College of ArtWhen We Build Again and Legion TV as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2014 – is free and open to the public, though early registration is required. 

See the When We Build Again event site for details. **

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Kapital Architecture: “Commodity” @ LSE, Jun 19

16 June 2014

The third installment of the Kapital Architecture series, titled “Commodity”, is taking place at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on June 19.

The four-part debate series – hosted by LSE Cities in partnership with the London Festival of Architecture, and organized by the School of Architecture at the Royal College of Art and When We Build Again – explores the relationship between architecture and capital through four key concepts spread over four debate installments.

June 19th’s “Commodity” installment investigates the commodification of architectural materials, processes, and techniques, looking at the history of the architectural form through a moderated debate with Katie Lloyd-Thomas (Lecturer in Architecture at Newcastle University) and Alex de Rijke (Dean of the School of Architecture at Royal College of Art and founding Director of the architectural practice dRMM). 

The last segment of the series, titled “Accumulation”, will take place at Legion TV on June 25.

See the When We Build Again site for details on all four installments. **


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