• P. Morton Shand: The Critic Behind British Modernism

    Thursday 16 Nov 2023 | 18:30 - 20:30 GMT

    Alborz Dianat explains the complex history of architectural critic P. Morton Shand, a key promoter of Modernism in interwar Britain.

  • Tim Benton: Le Corbusier and the ‘desecration’ of E 1027

    Thursday 12 Oct 2023 | 18:30–20:30 BST

    In 1937, Le Corbusier discovered Eileen Gray's Villa E 1027. Inspired by the genius of the place, he created a total of eight large-format wall paintings there, which have sparked a fierce controversy over their appropriateness in the villa.

  • Modern Heritage – Reuse, Renovation, Restoration

    Thursday 3 November 2022 | 19:00 - 21:00 BST

    Ana Tostões is Professor & Architecture Scientific Board Chair at IST University of Lisbon. She has also been Chair of Docomomo International from 2011 – 2021 and is Editor of the recently published book Modern Heritage.

  • Gabriel Guevrekian – The Elusive Modernist

    Thursday 14 July 2022 | 18:00 – 20:30 BST

    Hamed Khosravi will introduce his book 'The Elusive Modernist' which revisits the history of the Modern movement through the legacy of Gabriel Guevrekian (c. 1900―1970).