Chris Wilkinson RA: The Challenge of Materials
28 September 2011
At the Geological Society, Piccadilly
‘Narrative wall’ at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford by Wilkinson Eyre Architects (Photo: Edmund Sumner) Chris Wilkinson states ‘materials are the vocabulary for the language of architecture and too often they are taken for granted’. His lecture explores the influence that technologically advanced materials have had on his approach to architecture, citing projects such as the recent Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford and the Gardens by the Bay conservatories in Singapore as examples.
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