15 October 2007
H_edge, 2006 Installation, Artists Space, New York, November 2006. Photo: Cecil Balmond. Design: Cecil Balmond / Arup AGU. ©Arup
How does an ‘affluent society’ challenge the conventional assumptions of architectural thought? Art historian Jules Lubbock outlines the paradox of taste and affluence, while historian and biographer of JM Keynes, Robert Skidelsky discusses some of the implications for political economy, both indicating how this condition might change relationships between architecture, culture and society.
Reynolds Room; 6.30–8pm; £7/£4* (includes a drink)
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