We're in the money Tate Britain on the new £20 note

Caruso St John Architects' design for the rotunda staircase at Tate Britain is referenced in a security feature on the new JMW Turner £20 note, which entered circulation this week.

Tate Britain holds the world's largest collection of works by Turner, including the 1799 self-portrait reproduced on the back of the note.

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Tate Britain, Millbank Project has won a RIBA National Award in addition to the RIBA London Award and the RIBA English Heritage Award for Sustaining the Historic Environment.

Award

RIBA Awards

Tate Britain, Millbank Project has won a RIBA London Award as well as the RIBA English Heritage Award for Sustaining the Historic Environment.

Opening

Tate Britain, Millbank Project

London, United Kingdom

Caruso St John's project for Tate Britain opens to the public. The project includes a new spiral staircase in the rotunda, public spaces on the lower level, and new facilities for Tate members on the upper level. The first phase of the project, focusing on the restoration of galleries in the South East Quadrant, opened in May 2013.

30th Anniversary Event

CSTJ30: Yesterday and Today

Live-stream from London

19 November 2020

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Caruso St John Architects celebrates 30 years in practice with a new website, Instagram, and a special online event hosted by the Architecture Foundation.

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Teaching

ETH Zurich Seminar Week: What is Next?

Studio Adam Caruso, ETH Zurich

19–22 October 2020

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The Architecture Foundation presents a week of seminars from 19-22 October 2020 curated by Studio Adam Caruso at ETH Zürich exploring the architecture of crisis. Invited speakers include Carolyn Steel, Summer Islam,  Paloma Gormley and others in the disciplines of architecture, politics and economics. Across 9 talks over 4 days, panelists will be asked to reflect upon the unit's posed question: What is Next?

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Exhibition

Thomas Demand: House of Card

Museum Leuven

19 October 2020 – 18 April 2021

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M Leuven presents a major retrospective of the work of the artist Thomas Demand, featuring two works made by the artist in collaboration with Caruso St John: The unrealised Nagelhaus and the soon to be built pavilion at the headquarters of fabric manufacturers Kvadrat in Ebeltoft, Denmark.

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Writing

Domus
What is Next? What is it Worth?

Milan, Italy

October 2020

Adam Caruso contributes an article to the October Issue of Domus, outlining how on the failure of architecture to address the imbalances of contemporary life has motivated him to look again, in practice and with students at the ETH, at the ideological and programmatic promises of modernism.

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Following a period of isolation at the start of the Lockdown, Adam Caruso met host Matthew Blunderfield online to discuss teaching at ETH Zurich, the work of Pierre Huyghe, and the series of monographs on lesser-known Modernist architects he co-edits with with his partner, Helen Thomas.

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Peter St John talks galleries, ice hockey and awards with Hugh Pearman, editor of the RIBA Journal

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Adam Caruso contributes an essay to the Autumn 2020 issue of Superposition, discussing the modernities of Hannes Meyer and Hans Wittwer’s ADGB Trade Union School, and Jony Ive at Norman Foster's Apple Headquarters seen through the lens of Andreas Gursky.

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Lecture

Treffpunkt Gestaltung Im Handwerk
Die Barocken Blätter der Kathedrale

Schweizer Baumuster-Centrale, Zurich, Switzerland

23 January 2020, 6pm

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Florian Zierer speaks at the Schweizer Baumuster-Centrale on the subject of the construction of the new chancel at St Gallen Cathedral.

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Lecture

Bauwelt Kongress 2020

Live-stream from Berlin

3–4 December 2020

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Adam Caruso will participate in the 2020 Bauwelt Kongress, with a lecture entitled 'What is it Worth?', on reading the city and speculating about what its future might hold. The lecture will be followed by a conversation with Kaye Geipel and Lina Ghotmeh.