Resilient Architecture – Alex Ely MA(RCA) RIBA RTPI
7 February 2024 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Museum of Bath Architecture, BA1 5NA
Price: £14 (£7 concessions)
Alex Ely is Founding Director of Mæ, a London based architecture and urban design studio. The studio has established an international reputation for sustainable architecture and urbanism and specifically for the design of innovative housing and social infrastructure. Alex leads Mæ’s design direction; the quality of which has been recognized in numerous awards including the RIBA Stirling Prize 2023 and Stirling Prize shortlisting in 2022. Alex also advises government and the Mayor of London on urban and planning policy promoting an agenda of design excellence. He has recently published ‘Towards a Resilient Architecture’, a book that explores how we can design more inclusive and environmentally conscientious buildings and places.
Alex’s talk will set out the polemical of his recent book ‘Towards a Resilient Architecture’, which considers how we can create sustainable designs which promote social equity, whilst working within our planet’s limits. Using key examples of built and unbuilt projects by the practice, the discussion will explore the interconnected social, sustainable, and spatial principles that underpin the design of more inclusive and environmentally conscientious buildings and places.
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