Lecture: George Saumarez Smith

Building in New Delhi

Monday 13 May 2019, 6pm for 6:30pm-7:30pm

The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queens Square, Holborn, London WC1N 3AT

Synopsis

Building in New Delhi

George will discuss the design and construction of a new house in the heart of New Delhi, completed in 2016 and built as far as possible using local material and traditional methods.  This will also be discussed with reference to Lutyens’ work in New Delhi, together with a more general discussion about the design and planning of new country house and villas.

The Speaker

George Saumarez Smith is a Director of ADAM Architecture and one of the leading classical architects of his generation. He is one of the Three Classicists whose work exhibited at the RIBA in 2010 and in 2017 he had a solo exhibition of his work, entitled Measure Draw Build. George has won several awards for his work and his drawings have been widely exhibited and published.

Price: £15 including a glass of wine.

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