06. February 2018 - 19:00 till 20:30
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Building Britain's Ideal | RIBA | Tuesday, 06. February 2018

For this discussion, architects, developers, planners and heritage consultants will consider the enduring value of building in historic styles: is the pseudo-Georgian style an homage, a pastiche, or a real crowd-pleaser?

A candid discussion around architectural authenticity, artifice, value and meaning within the context of contemporary building.

Confirmed speakers include:

Bob Meanwell, Chief Design Executive at Barratt Homes

Liz Peace, former Chief Executive of the British Property Federation & Chair of the Shadow Government Property agency

Ben Pentreath, independent architect and interior designer

Alan Powers, historian, writer & educator, editor of Twentieth Century Architecture for The Twentieth Century Society