Power, Medicine, Genius and Destruction: Great London Buildings and their Creators, 1200 to 2000

London has always been an architectural laboratory. Arguably it has been home to more invention in building types than any other city on earth. These four lectures look at London’s built environment through some great buildings and their creators and ask why and how has London sustained a reputation for architectural innovation?

Past Lectures In This Series
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Envy of Kings: The Guildhall of London and the Power of the Medieval Corporation

Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 6:00PM
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Set Square and Stethoscope: The Architecture of London's Medical Profession

Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 9 March 2016 - 6:00PM
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Sir Christopher Wren: Buildings, Place and Genius

Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 6:00PM
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The Five Catastrophes That Made London

Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 6:00PM