First Year Trip to London: Day One.

The Level 4 UK trip headed to London to see some great exhibitions and sites both world famous such as Tate Modern or off the beaten track like to the home of Sir John Soane the inventor of the architectural lecture.

On day one we walked along the South Bank to see the Space Shifters exhibition at the Hayward Gallery. Space Shifters brings together work of 20 international artists including Richard Wilson or Anish Kapoor, they challenge our perceptions of the taken for granted of our environment through visual means; with optical devices and spaces designed to highlight the subtle or dramatic when being looked at or through.

Our second stop was at the Wellcome Collection to see the Living With Buildings exhibition and to learn about how the built environment could have an impact (positive and negative) on both our physical and mental health.

We finished the day with Perry Kulper’s lecture “Spatial Breeds: An Amateur’s Etymology” at the Bartlett School of Architecture. The lecture unpacked a work in progress toward constructing a spatial practice a spatial and representational participation with culture and the discipline of architecture.