Gropius Lecture Day on 25 April

This special lecture day will took place in the Grade 1 Listed Building at Impington Village College – the only public commission in the UK by Gropius.

10968518_325592904301294_4529170781280303343_nWalter Gropius (1883 –1969), Architect and founder of The Bauhaus School, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture. The lecture day brought together experts from different fields to discuss the influence of Gropius’ work at Impington and how his work which penetrated the wider world is still significant today. There was presentations on the built environment in the 1930s, conservation principles and the impact of modernist architecture on practice today. Speakers included leading Architectural Historian Dr Alan Powers, English Heritage and RIBA Architects. There was  a tour of the building, an introduction about Henry Morris and panel discussion.

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