Join Sir Peter Cook at the June RIBA Book Club

Fri Jun 28 2019 at 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London, United Kingdom

Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London, United Kingdom

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Influential architect, educator, writer and speaker, Sir Peter Cook joins the RIBA Book Club on 28 June 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM to discuss his love of books and ideas. An attempt will be made to answer philosophical questions such as How do thoughts turn into conversation and then text and get shared in the book? How does he combine images and narrative when writing? When do images need words and vice versa?

Sir Peter Cook has been a pivotal figure within the architectural world for over 50 years. A founder of the Archigram Group who were jointly awarded the Royal Gold Medal of the RIBA in 2004. Former Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts and the Bartlett, currently Emeritus Professor at University College London, The Royal Academy of Arts and the Frankfurt Staedelschule. A practising architect, Peter Cook is Director of CRAB Studio, which he founded in 2006 with co-Director Gavin Robotham. 

As an attendee of the event you will be able to purchase Cook's recent books at a discount:

- Archigram: The Book,  discounted price of £80 – save £15

- Architecture Workbook: Design Through Motive, discounted price of £26.99 – save £3

- Drawing: The Motive Force of Architecture, discounted price of £24.99 – save £3.

These will be available to purchase on the day at this discount, alternatively, if you can’t wait to get your hands on a copy, once you’ve bought your ticket you will receive a confirmation email with the discount code. This can be used at the checkout on ribabookshops.com or in the Bookshop at 66 Portland Place.





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