The Bartlett School of Architecture


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

15 May 2020

A new online series featuring Sir Peter Cook connecting The Bartlett to friends around the world.

Sir Peter Cook

Events in this series will be livestreamed on the school's YouTube channel.

Hosted by Max Dewdney and featuring Sir Peter Cook, founder of Archigram and former Chair of The Bartlett School of Architecture, this series connects our school community to leaders in architecture around the world. These events have been developed out of an exclusive series of talks for Architecture BSc Year 1 (2019-20) students.

All are welcome to attend.


15 May

10:00 (BST): Peter Cook Goes East - Melbourne, Australia

Peter talks to Professor Martyn Hook (Dean of Architecture and Urban Design at RMIT University, Partner of Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects) and Dr Fleur Watson (Curator of RMIT Design Hub Gallery, Melbourne and Past Editor of ‘Monument’ magazine).

18:00 (BST): Peter Cook Goes West - Los Angeles, USA

Peter talks to Thomas Mayne (SCI-Arch, Principle of Morphosis, Winner of the 2005 Pritzker Prize and the 2013 AIA Gold Medal).

29 May

10:00 (BST): Peter Cook Goes East - Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

Peter talks to Wang Shu (Dean of the School of Architecture of the China Academy of Art , Pritzker Prize 2012Schelling Architecture Award 2010, Kenzo Tange Visiting Professor at the Harvard Design School, RIBA International Fellowship) and Lu Wenyu, (Co-founder of Amateur Architecture Studio, Schelling Architecture Award 2010, visiting professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and past Lecturer in Landscape Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design).

18:00 (BST): Peter Cook Goes West - Los Angeles, USA

Peter talks to Neil Denari, FAIA, (Principal of Neil M. Denari Architects, winner of the AIA-LA Gold Medal 2011, Professor of Architecture at UCLA, past Director of SCI-Arc 1997-2002). 

Further event dates to be announced.