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Foster + Partners: The Art of Architecture

Date : 04 April - 29 June 2014
Location: Main Gallery, 7th floor

Official Opening Ceremony on Thursday 1 May 2014


Foster + Partners exhibition to open in Bangkok 
‘Foster + Partners: The Art of Architecture’ will be staged at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) from April to June 2014. The touring exhibition is the first survey of the practice’s work in Thailand and follows critically acclaimed shows in China and Malaysia. 
 
Foster + Partners, one of the most innovative architectural practices in the world today, led by Founder and Chairman Norman Foster, is based in London with project offices worldwide. Over the past four decades the practice has pioneered a sustainable approach to architecture and ecology through a strikingly wide range of work, from urban masterplans, public infrastructure, airports, civic and cultural buildings, offices and workplaces to private houses and product design.
 
Arranged around the themes of infrastructure, high-rise, urban design, history and culture – all within the context of a sustainable agenda – the works on display highlight the incredible diversity of the practice’s work. Details of new projects underway in Asia will be revealed. 
 
For more information www.artofarchitecture.org

bacc exhibition activity 
 
Lectures
- Integrated Design by David Nelson
Saturday 3 May 2014 at 11.00 -12.30 hrs., Multi-Function Room, 1st floor
 
- Smart Facades by Sunphol Sorakul in collaboration with Permasteelisa
Tuesday 20 May 2014 at 18.30 - 20.30 hrs., Main Gallery, 7th floor
 
- Architecture in Tropical climate - Session by Toby Blunt about sustainable design and mixed use in a tropical context 
Saturday 31 May 2014 at 11.00 – 12.30 hrs., Auditorium, 5th floor

- Design for a Better City by Sunphol Sorakul
Saturday 14 June 2014 at 11.00 -12.30 hrs., Auditorium, 5th floor
 
- Language of Light by Emily Phang with ERCO
Tuesday 24 June 2014 at 18.30 - 19.30 hrs., Main Gallery, 7th floor
 
 
Children’s Workshop
- Build your own skyscraper
Saturday 10 May 2014 at 11.00 -12.30 hrs., Meeting Room 501, 5th floor (Thai session)
Saturday 7 June 2014 at 11.00 -12.30 hrs., Meeting Room 501, 5th floor (English session)
 
Feature Film “How much does your building weigh, Mr Foster?”
Screenings
Thursday 8 May 2014 at 18.30 - 19.45 hrs., Main Gallery, 7th floor
Sunday 18 May 2014 at 14.30pm - 15.45 hrs., Auditorium, 5th floor
Saturday 31 May 2014 at 14.30 - 15.45 hrs., Auditorium, 5th floor
Sunday 15 June 2014 at 14.30pm - 15.45 hrs., Auditorium, 5th floor
Saturday 28 June 2014 at 11.00 - 12.15 hrs., Meeting Room 401, 4th floor
 
Exhibition Tours at Main Gallery, 7th floor
- General tours
22 April – 22 June 2014
Tuesday and Thursday at 16.00 hrs.
Saturday and Sunday at 11.00 hrs. and 14.00 hrs.
 
- Exhibition Tour by Sunphol Sorakul
Friday 2 May 2014 at 14.30 hrs. and 18.30 hrs.
Wednesday 21 May 2014 at 14.30 hrs. and 18.30 hrs.
Friday 30 May 2014 at 11.00 hrs. 
Thursday 12 June 2014 at 14.30 hrs. 
 
 
For all bookings and information, please contact:
BACC Exhibition Department
Tel. 02 2146630 - 8 # 533 Email: exh_activity@bacc.or.th


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