FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE – Tours of LJMU Art & Design Academy and Liverpool Academy
Itinerary & Tour Dates
Friday 4th June 2010
Monday 7th June
Friday 18th June Monday 28th June
Friday 25th June
Tour of Liverpool Art & Design Academy
10am – 12pm
The Liverpool Art & Design Academy by Rick Mather Architects is a brand new educational facility that sits alongside the Metropolitan Cathedral. This exclusive tour will take you behind the scenes explaining the design process and highlight the importance of good design in education. Afterwards it will be possible to purchase lunch at the Café in the building.
Urban Spaces & Modern Architecture in Liverpool
2pm – 4.30pm
Discover more about the Liverpool One masterplan by joining Dr Rob MacDonald and Trevor Skempton from the Liverpool Architectural Society on a tour of the site. The event will start with an introductory talk on the masterplanning of Liverpool One at the Liverpool Art & Design Academy which will be followed by a tour around Liverpool One. The tour will take in Concert Square, the Bling Building, Hanover Street, Chavasse Park and the Strand. Comfortable shoes essential!