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Raw Beauty: A New Life for Brutalist Buildings
[14/27] Tour
Various - see details
Birmingham Central Library by John Madin
28 June 2014, Tea and coffee from 9.30am for 10.00am start. End 16.30

The Midlands Institute, 9 Margaret St, Birmingham B3 3BS

A day school exploring the future for British Brutalist buildings, in celebration of Birmingham Library, with expert historians and critics ( Barnabus Calder, Ross Brown, Alan Clawley and Andy Foster ); Preston Bus Station and Sheffield's Park Hill estate case studies introduced by campaigners, Urban Splash, and architects Hawkins Brown; a Brutalist guided walk; all you need to know about concrete conservation (Catherine Croft); listing considerations (Roger Bowdler, English Heritage); and a celebration picnic at the 'amazing spaceship of a bulding that in 30 years time our kids will be looking at photographs and saying "what happened to that"'? - Birmingham Library.

Organised by: Friends of Birmingham Library in association with the C20Society WM Group and the Twentieth Century Society, London

Bring your own picnic lunch to have en-masse.

Weather proof clothing and shoes for a 50 mins city centre walk

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