7 Jun 2013 - 27 Jun 2013
London Festival of Architecture: Atlas of the Unbuilt World
The Czech Centre London proudly presents a unique showcase of Czech architecture at the Atlas of the Unbuilt World. Organized by the British Council, this international exhibition is part of London Festival of Architecture, and provides a snap-shot of a new world through architecture by displaying models of future projects from around the globe. Three studios from the Czech Republic were successfully chosen to present their projects at this prestigious festival which annually celebrates London´s role as a global hub of architectural experimentation, thinking, learning and practice. Petr Hájek Architects, who focus on building design, research and education, will introduce their project of KCEV Krkonoše Mountains Environment Education Centre Vrchlabí; Opočenský-Valouch Architects will present their renovation of the Community House in Slavonice; and Jan Šépka Architects who are known for their experimental and visionary projects will introduce their Garden House, a prime example of high quality residential architecture.
Atlas of the Unbuilt World will offer a glimpse of how the built landscape is taking shape around the globe - from a UNESCO World Heritage Site Museum which takes its cue from an excavated artefact, to a utopian mass social housing project in Indonesia, and a Swedish town which will literally move location over the next 30 years.
Over 50 architectural models gathered from across the world will be on display for visitors to investigate and compare. The exhibition will chart the architectural future of the many countries represented, featuring work by some of the most exciting practices and emerging studios picked from nearly every continent, each model will encompass a project which will be constructed over the coming months or years.
New technology challenges the way architects relate to their unbuilt projects, especially in parts of the world which do not normally rely on architectural models. A series of events and workshops will accompany the exhibition which will also feature 3D printing demonstrations producing models of new architectural projects from around the globe. Further details will be announced on the blog over the coming weeks.
Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00
More information can be found here
The international element of the London Festival of Architecture Atlas of the Unbuilt World will provide a snap-shot of a new world through architecture by showing models, both process and presentation, of future projects from around the globe. The Czech Republic will be represented by three projects; KCEV Krkonose Mountains Environment Education Centre Vrchlabi by Hajek Architects, Garden-House by Jan Sepka Architects and Community House Slavonice by Opocensky-Valouch Architects. Organised by the British Council in collaboration with London’s embassies, cultural centres and architects from around the globe.
The Bartlett School of Architecture, Royal Ear Hospital, corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, London WC1E 6JA
From: 7 Jun 2013
To: 27 Jun 2013
Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event