Building Tour: 15 Clerkenwell Close with Amin Taha

Take a tour of the innovative 15 Clerkenwell Close with Groupwork+Amin Taha

Starts:

11:00am, Saturday, 2 November 2019

Until:

12:30pm, Saturday, 2 November 2019

Tour Guides:

Amin Taha

 

Duration: 1.5 hrs

Time: 11am - 12:30pm

Tickets: £8 // AF Members and Supporters can receive 20% Discount with code

Start: 15 Clerkenwell Close, Farringdon, London EC1R 0AA

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Join Amin Taha, director of Groupwork+Amin Taha, for a tour of the innovative 15 Clerkenwell Close. Using a limited choice of self-finished materials, carved and fallen columns, revealed cloisters and mosaic floors, 15 Clerkenwell Close at first alludes to a local physical and social archaeology, but also raises questions on architectural heritage and its integration within a broader culture. 

Reminding us the literacy of the built and broader environment is based on understanding and disseminating through building the poetic possibilities inherent within the structural and aesthetic qualities of all materials available that make up the vocabulary of all architectural languages. 

Tour Guide:

Amin Taha

Amin Taha was born in Berlin and has been settled in the UK since 1974. After working in the offices of Zaha Hadid he began an independent studio in 2005 incorporating GROUPWORK as an Employee Ownership Trust to share the company equally amongst all its present and future staff members. The studio has won a number of awards for its completed buildings with three more recently long and shortlisted for the Mies van der Rohe and RIBA Stirling Prize respectively.