21 November 2011
In RA Schools
Permanent and temporary architecture can act as a trigger for memory, opening up new interpretations of context, place and the past as well as pointing towards the future. In partnership with the British Council, the Royal Academy is commissioning UK designers, Asif Khan and Pernilla Ohrstedt to create a pavilion for Singapore’s architecture festival in October 2011. Made of ice and sand, the pavilion will provoke discussion and awareness of issues of land and climate which are intrinsically linked to Singapore’s heritage.
A panel of respondents including Kelvin Ang, conservation architect and former Head of Heritage Studies, Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore, and Christopher Woodward, director of the Garden Museum, discussed the pavilion.
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