The Bartlett School of Architecture


Around the B-World in 8 Hours with Sir Peter Cook

26 June 2020, 10:00 am–7:00 pm

Sir Peter Cook

Sir Peter Cook talks to Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu in Hangzhou and Jeanne Gang in Chicago.

This event is free.

Event Information

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Max Dewdney

This event will be streamed on the school's YouTube channel.


10:00 (BST): Peter Cook Goes East – Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
Peter talks to Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu in Hangzhou, China. Wang Shu is Dean of the School of Architecture of the China Academy of Art and Kenzo Tange Visiting Professor at the Harvard Design School. He previously received the Pritzker Prize 2012, Schelling Architecture Award 2010 and holds a RIBA International Fellowship. Lu Wenyu is co-founder of Amateur Architecture Studio and is a Visiting Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She also received a Schelling Architecture Award in 2010 and holds a RIBA International Fellowship.

This talk has been pre-recorded and will be streamed at 10:00 on Friday 26 June. 


18:00 (BST): Peter Cook Goes West – Chicago, USA
Peter talks to Jeanne Gang in New York. Jeanne is the founder and leader of Studio Gang, an architecture and urban design practice with offices in Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Paris. She is currently a Professor in Practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD), and she has also served as the John Portman Design Critic in Architecture and a visiting critic at the GSD. Jeanne lectures frequently throughout the world and in 2016, she presented at the TEDWomen conference.

This talk will be live-streamed on Friday 26 June. 

All are welcome to attend.
This event will be streamed live on the school’s YouTube channel.

Image: Sir Peter Cook