Congregation: One Day Festival

Congregation: One Day Festival


This afternoon of public talks at  Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene’s on Saturday February 29th explores themes raised by the exhibition, Congregation, which will be available to visit on the day in the church's undercroft.


29th February, 2020

14:00-14:40 Patrick Lynch (Lynch Architects) and Revd Ayla Lepine (Hampstead Parish Church) consider the ways in which the idea of a church was formulated by twentieth century architects including Ninian Comper, Rudolf Schwarz and Sigurd Lewerentz.
14:40-15:20 Matthew Lloyd (Matthew Lloyd Architects), Richard Gatti (Gatti Routh Rhodes), Bernadette Cunningham (Thornsett) and Chris Levett (DLA) discuss economic models for restoring and replacing dilapidated churches
15:20-15:40 Break
15:40-16:30 Shahed Saleem (Makespace and The University of Westminster) and Julia Barfield (Marks Barfield Architects) discuss the evolution of the British mosque
16:30-17.30 Alain de Botton (pictured left) talks to Simon Henley (Henley Halebrown) about the capacity of secular buildings to answer our need for ritual and ceremony.


Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene’s,
Rowington Close, London, W2 5TF
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