Forgotten Estates

Royal Academy of Arts

 Jessie Brennan  Robin Hood Gardens  (view from Naval Row), 2014

Jessie Brennan Robin Hood Gardens (view from Naval Row), 2014

Talk

Monday 26 September 2016
6.30 — 8pm, The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BS

Speakers debate how Britain’s post-war housing estates have become a battleground of differing political and architectural ideologies.

Speakers include: 

Jessie Brennan – Artist; author of Regeneration! Conversations, Drawings, Archives & Photographs from Robin Hood Gardens (2015)

Mark Crinson – Professor of Architectural History, Birkbeck, University of London

Owen Hopkins – Architecture Programme Curator, Royal Academy (chair)

Kate Macintosh – Architect, formerly of the London Boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth, and East Sussex and Hampshire County Councils; designer of Dawson’s Heights, East Dulwich (1964–72)

Dr Paul Watt – Reader in Urban Studies, Birkbeck, University of London