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Rogers and Bernaskoni in Conversation

Join world leading architects Richard Rogers and Boris Bernaskoni to discuss their work and the influence of the Russian Avant Garde on contemporary architecture.

Rogers and Bernaskoni in Conversation’ is produced in partnership with GRAD Gallery.

What to expect?

From the legacy of Constructivism to the iconic status of Tatlin’s Tower, the influence of the Russian Avant-Garde still reverberates in contemporary design and culture. Now one hundred years on from the Russian Revolution, it’s hard to overestimate its impact. In this event, world leading architects Richard Rogers and Boris Bernaskoni discuss the influence of the Avant Garde on their practices and the world of architecture today.

Chaired by Deyan Sudjic, Co-director of the Design Museum, this conversation focuses on the architects’ work, the ongoing legacy of constructivism and the social role of contemporary architecture.

Rogers and Bernaskoni in Conversation’ is produced in partnership with GRAD Gallery.

‘Matrex’, Bureau Bernaskoni. Courtesy of Bureau Bernaskoni.

: ‘Lloyds Building’, Richard Rogers and Partners. Courtesy of Rogers, Stirk, Harbour and Partners.

Image courtesy of Rogers and Bernaskoni

Booking information

Adult £10, student/concession £7.50, Members £9

For a five day priority booking period Members have access to a limited number of tickets that are available at a 10% discount before tickets go on general release.

speakers

Boris Bernaskoni

Boris Bernaskoni is the founder of Buro Bernaskoni, a collaborative, interdisciplinary bureau that works at the intersection of architecture, industrial design and art . An award winning architect, engineer and publisher, his recent projects include Matrix and Hypercube for the Skolkovo Innovation Centre in Moscow.

Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers is a founding partner of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, best known for the Pompidou Centre, Barajas Airport, and Lloyd’s of London. He has been awarded the Pritzker Prize, RIBA Gold Medal, and was knighted in 1991 and made a life peer in 1996.

Curated with

Mariana Haseldine

Mariana Haseldine is a Russian pianist, businesswoman, art collector, and founder of the GRAND TOUR ARTS platform. She is the founding director of the London Bespoke Partners an independent investment and creative advisory and is involved in the variety of cultural projects. Mariana also acts as an Ambassador for the international photography fair PHOTO LONDON.

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