Architects and the Architectural Movements of the Twentieth Century

Architecture

Residential course

Mike Hope

13 December 2022 to 15 December 2022

From £252 Non-residential fee

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Description

From the disparate forms presented by the last vestiges of Beaux Arts and Art Nouveau, there soon developed Modern Architecture. This term covers so many forms such as the international Style, De Stijl, the Bauhaus, Expressionist Architecture, Constructivist Architecture, Art Deco, Totalitarian Architecture, Brutalism, Post-Modernism and the strangely named Blobitecture. in being introducing to these various movements you will in turn be introduced to leading exponents of these areas including Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, Richard Neutra, Philip Johnson, Richard Rogers, Eliel Saarinen, Alvar Alto, Norman Foster, I M Pei, Santiago Calatrava, David Chipperfield, Zaha Hadid.

Residential Fees From: £376.   Non Residential: £252

Course runs from Dinner on Wednesday to Lunch on Friday.

Tutor information

Mike Hope author, lecturer, curator and designer spent over twenty-five years lecturing and holding senior management posts in four Universities (Staffordshire, Portsmouth, Nottingham Trent and Plymouth) and has spent over thirty years delivering Summer School Programmes. He has lectured around the world and was a founder board member of The European Academy of Design. Alongside an extensive publication list, he has researched, designed and curated many exhibitions. He is a lecturer for Travel Editions Art & History Abroad programme and indeed their Art History programmes here in the UK. He lectures regularly to many other organisations such as the Fine Art Society. He has, since 2010, run his own tour/lecture/research company, ‘Spirit of the Place – Cultural Tours with a Difference’. He also has his own publishing company, ‘Res Mirabilis’.

He is currently a member of the Exeter Diocesan Advisory Board and Advisor on stained glass to the Diocese of Exeter.

Most recently (September 2021) he has been admitted as a Freeman to the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass.

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