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Hopkins in the City

Architecture on Stage

Michael Hopkins' architecture on the bank of the Thames, next to Big Ben.

Marking the publication of the book Hopkins in the City, editors Adam Caruso and Helen Thomas present five urban projects by award winning architect Michael Hopkins and partners.

Editors Adam Caruso (Caruso St John) and Helen Thomas join us to present their body of work on five urban projects by Michael Hopkins and partners built during the 80s and 90s.

Caruso and Thomas will present their reflections followed by a conversation involving another contributor to the book, Reem Almannai (Alamannai Fischer), chaired by Richard Lavington (Maccreanor Lavington).


anime of cityscape containing shop signs in chinese characters

Watch: human shape and cityscape in Anime


Luís Azevedo (aka Beyond the Frame) looks at the way anime presents and builds cities on screen.

architecture on stage, kazuyo sejima, kazuyo sejima giving a lecture about japanese architecture in london at the barbican centre

Watch: Architecture on Stage - Kazuyo Sejima

Renowned architect Kazuyo Sejima explores the relationship between the individual and Japan's advanced information society as she revisits domestic projects, looking at the principles behind key houses such as House in Plum Grove (2003).

Architecture Tours

See the Barbican from a new perspective

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