Tom Stuart-Smith on 'Permeable Spaces'
7 February 2014
In the Main Galleries, Burlington House
Tom Stuart-Smith Portrait: Andrew Lawson 'I will look at a variety of places, from the Mezquita in Cordoba to an eighteenth-century garden masterpiece and contemporary urban parks, to suggest that there are some fundamental qualities that make for engaging spatial experiences.' – Tom Stuart-Smith
Tom Stuart-Smith is an acclaimed landscape designer. Ranging from large gardens and parks open to the public, to smaller private gardens, Tom's work is internationally renowned for the way it combines naturalism and modernity. Last year, Tom designed the RA's very own Keeper's House
garden, a secluded 'art oasis' in the heart of London.
About Soapbox Talks
The immersive and provoking installations of Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined
provide the context for fresh and passionate talks by key figures from the worlds of art, architecture, design and literature, exploring how our experience of spaces informs the way we think about and relate to architecture and cities. Imaginative and inspiring, lively and stimulating, audience participation is actively encouraged!
7–7.30pm; free with an exhibition ticket, no booking required