Peter St John presents a lecture on the work of James Stirling, as part of Second Floor, a new series in partnership with Metropolitan Architecture Student Society (MASS) at London Met. The series includes lectures by each of the school's unit tutors, in which they present the work of an architect that has influenced their practice.

In the hour-long lecture, St John explores Stirling's 'black book' as his first introduction to the architect, as well as his projects, the Cambridge University History Faculty, the headquarters for Dorman Long Steel and the Olivetti Training Centre.

The lecture was recorded by the Architecture Foundation.

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Peter St John's London Met Unit will investigate the theme of Second Life. The term comes from the artist and social activist Theaster Gates, who states that almost everything can be reused. This is evident in his work which has involved collating discarded objects and materials, as well as salvaging and refurbishing whole buildings.

Students will look at the question of how to renew buildings; how construction can be less energy-demanding and creating systems where buildings are indivisible components in a regenerating ecological system.

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Teaching

Summer Show
London Met

London, United Kingdom

22nd June – 2nd July

Peter St John's studio at London Metropolitan University hosts their summer exhibition next week.

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Lecture

History and its Opposite

L’École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage de Lille

12th May 2022

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Adam Caruso will give a lecture entitled History and its Opposite for the Tools Conference at the L’École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage de Lille.

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Models created for the 2018 Alternative Histories exhibition donated to the Architecture Foundation, were auctioned at the end of March. The twenty-six architectural models, including Caruso St John and Siw Thomas' ceramic model based on Hans Poelzig's sketch for the Stadthaus, Dresden, raised over £6,000 for their New Architecture Writers programme.

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Lecture

You cannot take risks without failing

Zurich, Switzerland

6pm (CET), 15th March 2022

Adam Caruso is taking part in the Institut für Entwurf und Architektur One Building lecture series at ETH Zurich. His lecture, You cannot take risks without failing, will take place at the ONA building Fokushalle on 15th March, 18.00 hrs.

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

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Peter St John will be giving a lecture, The City and its Monuments, at the City of Oslo Architecture Award Ceremony.

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Lecture

Peter St John at Bozar

Bozar Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium

2 October 2018, 8pm

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Peter St John will be giving a lecture on the practice's recent projects at Bozar in Brussels.

Lecture

Adam Caruso and Peter St John at 'Architecture on Stage'

Barbican Centre, London, United Kingdom

10 January 2018, 7:30pm

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Adam Caruso and Peter St John will be appearing at the Barbican as a part of the Architecture On Stage series. Inspired by Louis Sullivan’s Kindergarten Chats, the partners will give a series of short talks on subjects ranging from new projects to the problems of representation in architecture.

Keynote Address

Peter St John at RIBA

London, United Kingdom

Peter St John will be giving the keynote address at the 2017 RIBA Royal Gold Medal Fellows Reception.

Peter St John will be giving a lecture, Architecture and the City, at the Internationales Architekturforum 2016.

Conference

Peter St John at the Frieze Art and Architecture Conference

Frieze Art Fair, London, United Kingdom

4 October 2016, 4pm

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