What's on: London Festival of Architecture
Wednesday 09 July 2008
The London Festival of Architecture runs until 20 July at various locations around the capital. Here are some of the highlights.
Psycho Buildings: Artists and Architecture
Artists create architectural environments within the Hayward’s unique building. The Hayward, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX (0871 663 2500; www.southbankcentre.co.uk). Until 25 August. £10.
mAxico – Architectures from Mexico
Contemporary architecture from Mexico. Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), 66 Portland Place, Florence Hall W1B 1AD (020-7580 5533). Until 19 July. Free.
Greener than Thou?
Sweden Goes Sustainable. Exploring the issues of green architecture and whether a complete shift in thinking is needed. Kinnarps Showroom, 12 Dryden Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9NA. Until 20 July. Free.
If I could design London I would....
How architects and members of the public would change the capital. Somerset House, Strand WC2R 1LA (020-7845 4600; www.somersethouse.org.uk). Until 20 July. Free.
Students from London Metropolitan University display the less popular edible parts of animals and the building products they can become. Until 20 July. Smithfield Market, EC1A 9PS. Free.
Anything But Grey
The transformation of a ranger’s hut into a huge pink installation will bring a smile to your face. Until 20 July. Benjamin Street Gardens, Clerkenwell EC1M ( www.lfa2008.org). Free.
Will explain back story to fictional kingdom Westeros
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- 4 If you think Russell Brand’s new book is confused, you should read what his critics have to say about it
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