Learn more about the intersection of art, culture, design and architecture in Barcelona in the next instalment of ACCA’s Cities of Architecture lecture series. Mark Burry, Executive Architect and Researcher at the Sagrada Familia Basilica, Barcelona and Professor of Urban Futures at the Melbourne School of Design will speak about his experience of Barcelona and Antonio Gaudí’siconic La Sagrada Familia which has been undergoing construction for over 130 years. Cities of Architecture brings together leading architects, designers and academics to discuss some of the world’s most fascinating and complex cities through the lens of urban history, culture and the built environment. Arrive from 5pm to enjoy a complimentary Barcelona-inspired cocktail created by Starward Whisky. The talk will begin at 6pm.
Main image: Sagrada Familia, SBA73 Sabadell, Catalunya 2011 courtesy ACCA.
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