AIA UK 2016 City Excursion: Lille, France
£99 – £169
AIA UK 2016 City Excursion: Lille, France

AIA UK 2016 City Excursion: Lille, France

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City Excursion to Lille
4-6 November, 2016


This year’s city excursion takes us to Lille for another action-packed weekend.  Highlights include tours of:

  • Villa Cavrois (Robert Mallet Stevens)

  • Centre Commercial (Jean Nouvel)

  • Euralille Youth Center (JDS Architects)

  • Lycee Hotelier International de Lille (Caruso St. John/CAAU Lille)

  • Eurolille masterplan (OMA), including offices by OMA, Vasconi and Portzamparc

  • LAM museum

  • La Piscine Museum and much more!

Our 2016 City Excursion is sponsored by Kaldewei.  Many thanks to Martin and his team for their support.
We will meet at Gare Lille Europe on Saturday, 5 November at 09:45 for the first tour.  Sunday’s events will conclude at 17:30 at the Gare Lille Europe.  For those who would like to arrive early, a group will gather for dinner on Friday, 4 November, for dinner at 20:00.
Approximately 12.5 CES Credits.  Further details to follow.

AIA Members:

Until 15 October - Early-bird rate for AIA members and one guest is £99 per person
After 15 October - £149 per person

Non-AIA Members:

Until 15 October - Early-bird rate is £169 per person
After 15 October - £199 per person

Ticket prices include entrance to all tours and associated facilities, transport to/from building tours, a Gala dinner at the recently refurbished modernist Villa Cavrois  (designed by the influential French architect Robert Mallet -Stevens) on Saturday evening, and lunches on both days

Spaces are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Eurostar services from St. Pancras run directly to Gare Lille Europe.  The 06:57 train on Saturday, 5 November arrives at 09:26; there are 4 return services from 17:36 onwards, on Sunday, 6 November.
Several hotels are adjacent to the Gare Lille Europe, including the Crowne Plaza Hotel (335 Bd. De Leeds) & Novotel Suite Lille (Bd. De Turin).  In addition,  IBIS Gare, 10 minutes walk from Lille Europe, and NOVOTEL Lille Centre Gare 15 minutes walk.

Image Credit: Jean-Luc Paillé / Centre des monuments nationaux © Robert Mallet-Stevens


In Association with Kaldewei:

This event is made possible in part by the sponsorship of Kaldewei.  Please consider them for your next project.

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