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27 May 2019
10 May 2019
GSA-BOOGERTMAN+PARTNERS ILS # 8 - CASTILLO MIRAS ARQUITECTOS

Mercedes Miras studied architecture at the Seville School of Architecture (ETSAS). In 2000 she established her own architectural practice in Almeria, Spain. Her work has mainly involved the restoration and preservation of historical buildings, including the renovation of a Renaissance historical building to house the Andalusian Photography Museum and the restoration of a Nasrid Tower in Huercal-Overa. She has also worked for the Andalusian Regional Government on social regeneration projects in deprived areas. Luis Castillo studied architecture at the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM) and the Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA). In 2000 he established his own office in Almeria, Spain having worked in several practices in Spain and Holland. He has lectured widely in Spain on his work. He has written various articles about architectural theory, published mainly in OASE, the leading Dutch architectural journal. Together their work has been published in international architectural journals Casabella, C3, Metamorphose, Detail and in Spanish architectural journals Pasajes de Arquitectura, Diseño Interior, Arquitectura Viva and ARV. Castillo Miras Arquitectos was one of the ten finalists for the 2016 Aga Khan Award of Architecture.

25 Apr 2019
Crossover #1: First Date

"My love for you isn't less, it's more" First Date Six Units One Foreign Affair... This Wednesday, we have the opportunity to find new objects of affection - through the eyes of 6 other ways of seeing, doing and thinking. Set in a speed-dating format, students will be invited to seduce their dates with their architectural propositions. Following what is likely to be a most animated occasion, the Crossover will open up into an exhibition walk-about and wine-bar. Join us for an afternoon of architectural flirtation...

27 Apr 2019
GSA-BOOGERTMAN+PARTNERS ILS # 7 - CHARLES HOLLAND

Charles Holland will present a series of architectural projects exploring shared themes to do with architectural style, symbolism and language. The lecture will explore the way in which these projects emerge from a mix of common themes, personal obsessions, practical needs and individual circumstance. Charles Holland is an architect, teacher and writer. He is the principal of Charles Holland Architects (CHA), a multi-disciplinary design practice based in the UK and is Professor of Architecture at the University of Brighton. CHA’s work covers architecture, art, teaching and research and ranges in scale from the urban masterplan to the domestic interior. He is a former director of FAT (Fashion Architecture Taste) and a co-founder of Ordinary Architecture. His work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, the Royal Academy of Art, the RIBA and the Victoria and Albert Museum. While at FAT, he was the director in charge of A House For Essex, the practice’s creative collaborative project with the artist Grayson Perry. He writes and lectures about architecture and the work of his practice regularly and contributes to numerous magazines and journals.

Student showcase

Take a look at the work of GSA students, both past, and present.

  • Prof Lesley Lokko
    People at GSA
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    In every architect is the thought – or hope – that things could be done better. That’s why we do it.

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    - Prof Lesley Lokko
  • Eric Wright
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    Architecture enables us to simultaneously reflect on the past and forecast new futures. Even at its most understated, architecture inherently looks forward.

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    - Eric Wright
  • Dr Finzi Saidi
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    Our quest for the epitome of architecture, in education and in practice, should be to design quality liveable spaces for all in society.

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    - Dr Finzi Saidi
  • Mxolisi Makhubo
    People at GSA
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    Architecture is the physical manifestation of our greatest dreams and, sometimes, our greatest insecurities.

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    - Mxolisi Makhubo
  • Ingrid Martens
    People at GSA
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    GSA is an inspirational, innovative and transformative space, where students are given the freedom to experiment in the most exciting and surprising ways, as they redefine and reimagine African architecture.

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    - Ingrid Martens