Debate Series 2012

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In 2012, Building Futures will continue to host its popular series of public debates to stimulate provocative discussion around a series of contemporary and futures oriented issues. In 2011, we explored the quantitative value of design, the legacy of the London Olympics, whether or not the architectural profession has been let down by its press and the threat to the profession from large contractor organisations.

The series is a lively and informal way of reaching out to new and diverse audiences and a great opportunity to guage opinion and generate feedback on a range of issues that matter not just to architects, but to the wider public. Simply email us to reserve your place, turn up, enjoy refreshments, lend us your ears and your voices and at the end of the debate vote to back or oppose the house!

Follow us on twitter for regular updates and email us at BuildingFutures@riba.org to tell us what you think “This house believes…”.

Building Futures welcomes enquiries for sponsors, media partners and joint ventures.

Debates in 2012

24th April //
AGEING
This house believes that our cities are not prepared for an ageing population

26th June //
PLAY – London Festival of Architecture
This house believes that London needs to learn how to play

4th October //
HIGH STREETS
This house believes that the future of the High Street is online

6th November //
INVESTMENT IN ENGLAND’S CITIES
This house believes that London will become more trouble than it’s worth

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