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BOOKOMI presents: Superknowledge London w/ Dan Cruickshank and Richard Kilg...
Wed 16 November 2016, 19:30 – 20:30 GMT
BBC TV historian Dan Cruickshank (The History of Architecture in 100 Buildings, Spitalfields:The History of a Nation in a Handful of Streets) will be discussing the past, present and future of London through an architectural lens on Wednesday November 16th at Farmopolis. Hosted by one of the capital’s leading literary hosts, Richard Kilgarriff (Soho House, Second Home), Dan will take you on a journey from the mouth of the Thames to the present day and beyond. What can we learn from the past, where are we right now and how can we imagine a future together in this metropolis of many cultures? Dan Cruickshank is an art historian and BBC television presenter, with a special interest in the history of architecture. Cruickshank holds a BA in Art, Design and Architecture and is a member of the London faculty of the University of Delaware. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Artists, a member of the Executive Committee of the Georgian Group and on the Architectural Panel of the National Trust, and is an Honorary Fellow of RIBA. In 2014 he was appointed President of Subterranea Britannica, a UK-based society for all those interested in man-made and man-used underground structures and space.Richard Kilgarriff is the editor and founder of the Bookomi, a monthly list of books worth talking about at work, ranked by leaders from a range of industries and professions. He is the host of Bookomi Presents at Second Home in East London and Soho Works and Books for Breakfast at Shoreditch House. Get a copy of Dan's Book "A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings"