How do we deal with the legacy of 1960s university buildings?

Friday 29 November 2013

08:30 - 09:30 (Registration from 08:00)

NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

Institute of Education

Hear from a series of industry figures to debate how we tackle the problem of dealing with 1960's university buildings.

Universities in London are now facing up to the legacy of the explosion of growth of academic buildings during the sixties and seventies, following the University Grants Commission and the Robbins Report in 1963. Today, universities are facing real challenges retrofitting these buildings for their 21st century uses.

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Carol Lelliott, Partner, Nicholas Hare Architects

Julian Robinson, Director of Estates, LSE

Rupert Cook, Director, Architecture PLB

James Dunnett, Past Chair, DOCOMOMO-UK

William Hunt, Head of Estates Development, London Metropolitan University

Peter Murray, Chairman, NLA (Chair)

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