Events

The John Edwards Lecture

Ongoing

The John Edwards Lecture is The Architecture Foundation's headline annual dialogue presenting leading international architects in conversation with influential figures from other disciplines – from artists and filmmakers to writers and philosophers. The lecture presents a public conversation connecting architecture with other disciplines, extending the dialogue around what architecture is, and can be.

The John Edwards Lecture was inaugurated in 2009, through the generosity of The Estate of Francis Bacon.

Thom Mayne, Morphosis, in dialogue with Frédéric Flamand

Mon 7 December 2009 7.00pm

In a new annual dialogue presenting leading international architects in conversation with influential figures from other disciplines, we are delighted to present Pritzker Prize winning architect Thom Mayne, founder of LA based Morphosis Architects, in discussion with renowned choreographer and Director of Le Ballet National de Marseille, Frédéric Flamand. Chaired by Anthony Bowne, Director, Laban.

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The John Edwards Lecture: Thom Mayne, Morphosis, in dialogue with Frédéric Flamand

Winy Maas, MVRDV, in dialogue with Second Life creator Philip Rosedale

Tues 30 November 2010 7.00pm

In the second annual dialogue presenting leading international architects in conversation with influential figures from other disciplines, we are delighted to present Winy Maas, co-founder and Director of the highly acclaimed Dutch practice MVRDV, and Philip Rosedale, creator of Second Life. Chaired by Shumon Basar.

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The John Edwards Lecture: Winy Maas, MVRDV, in dialogue with Second Life creator Philip Rosedale

Rem Koolhaas, OMA, in conversation with Nicholas Serota, Tate

Mon 12 December 2011 7pm

The AF’s headline lecture and trans-disciplinary meeting of minds this year sees OMA / AMO founding partner Rem Koolhaas in conversation with Tate Director, Sir Nicholas Serota. 

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John Edwards Lecture 2011:  Rem Koolhaas, OMA, in conversation with Nicholas Serota, Tate

Liz Diller and Christian Marclay in conversation

Thurs 6 December 2012 7pm

The AF’s headline lecture and trans-disciplinary meeting of minds this year sees Diller Scofidio + Renfro founding partner Liz Diller in conversation with artist Christian Marclay.

This event is now sold out. 

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John Edwards Lecture 2012:  Liz Diller and Christian Marclay in conversation

Peter Marino in conversation with Marc Jacobs

Thurs 5 December 2013, 7pm

The AF’s headline lecture and trans-disciplinary dialogue will this year present New York-based architect Peter Marino in conversation with fashion designer Marc Jacobs.

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John Edwards Lecture 2013: Peter Marino in conversation with Marc Jacobs
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The AF's headline annual dialogue and transdisciplinary meeting of minds presents leading international architects in conversation with influential figures from other disciplines.