Open Lecture at BAS Wednesday 9. November from 1500-1630: "Care" by Robert Mull
The Lecture “Care” will discuss the role and responsibilities of architects, students and architectural education in areas subject to change and deprivation. Robert will show socially engaged projects that work with contexts as diverse as London, West Belfast and India. He will also share the professional and ethical issues raised by his current involvement with the refugee crises in Europe including with the recently demolished refugee camp in Calais known as “The Jungle”. Read more.
Robert is an Architect, Educator and activist and a co founder of the NATO group. Robert is curator of the exhibition Papers and talks series Turncoats, as well as the current shows about the Calais Jungle on London's South Bank. He is Head of School and professor of architecture and design at the University of Brighton, as well visiting professor in Umea, Sweden and in Moscow, and leader of the Free Unit. He was formerly director of architecture and dean of The Cass". Robert is also Director of Innovation at the Urban Design practice Publica.