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4th Tallinn Architecture Biennale

Work from the School’s Experimental Architecture Group (EAG) is on display at the 4th Tallinn Architecture Biennale until 27th October 2017.  The group, led by Professor Rachel Armstrong (Professor of Experimental Architecture), has provided an installation centred on the theme of liquids in architecture.   Development work for the installation took place over the course of 2017, where EAG collaborated across disciplines with Estonian academics and practitioners, running workshops on ‘living bricks’.

Newcastle University architecture student work is also being exhibited at the event. PhD student Pierangelo Scravaglieri and MSc student Josefine Kallehave are exhibiting living brick prototypes. Whilst Master of Architecture (MArch) students Su Ann Lim, Matthew Sharman-Hayles and Michael Southern have produced drawings as part of their final year studio themed on lagoon architectures, featuring sites in Venice and the Dunston Staiths in Gateshead.

As part of the biennale symposium Armstrong also provided a keynote talk on Liquid Cities, outlining a vision for architecture faced with a wetter world. 

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4th Tallin Architecture Biennale

published on: 16 October 2017