The design team Karakusevic Carson Architects, based in Clerkenwell, has been changing the face of London's social housing over the last 10 years. RIBA, London takes a look at how this revolutionary team of architects have been working with a local councils to create simple and robust housing for the future.
RIBA exhibition 2015
Explore the world Karakusevic Caron Architects have been forging at this RIBA exhibition with models and working sketches displaying their handiwork in the regeneration of areas across London, including Hackney's King's Crescent Estate and the tallest timber building in Europe for the Colville Estate. The team also caused a stir with the Bacton Estate overhaul in Camden where dilapidated 1960s concrete blocks were replaced with a blend of 300 new houses with zig-zagging roofs.
This is an architecture exhibition not just about the innovation of Karakusevic Carson Architects, but the challenges facing public housing in recent years.
|What||Karakusevic Carson Architects: In the Making - New Social Housing Projects, RIBA|
66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD, | MAP
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10 Apr 15 – 17 May 15, MONDAY TO SUNDAY 10AM TO 5PM*, TUESDAYS 10AM TO 8PM. (*including early May Bank Holiday)
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