The Drawing Room: An Afternoon with Sir Peter Cook and Yael Reisner
Sunday, 1 March, 4-6 PM
Sir Peter Cook, Archigram founder and notable English architect, lecturer, writer and educator, will be joining us for an event at WUHO on Sunday, 1 March at 4 pm
The WUHO event, ‘Drawing Room: An Afternoon with Sir Peter Cook’, is an informal audience with Sir Peter Cook and architect Yael Reisner, and will showcase student drawings and constructs of thesis work from recent studios at Woodbury.
His educational career highlights include directorships at London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts and the Bartlett School of Architecture at the University College London. He was knighted in 2007 by the Queen for services to architecture and teaching. He is also Royal Academician, Commandeur de l’Order des Arts et des Lettres of the French Republic, and his achievements with Archigram were recognized with a Royal Gold Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Sir Peter Cook continues to curate, organize, exhibit, lecture and teach around the world. He practices with Gavin Robotham as CRAB studio (Cook Robotham Architecture Bureau).
Architect Dr. Yael Reisner is an architectural designer, academic, researcher and writer. Born in Tel Aviv, she has lived in London since 1990 where she currently directs the Yael Reisner Studio. She is co-author of the book ‘Architecture and Beauty: Conversations with Architects about a Troubled Relationship’, with Fleur Watson.