Tuesday 12 November 18:30 - 20:45

Building Centre
26 Store Street

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Concrete Elegance: Expanding our knowledge


Concrete Elegance is a celebration of contemporary concrete architecture produced by The Concrete Centre and the Building Centre

This evening's event will focus on two exemplary buildings featuring concrete in their architecture; the recently completed new headquarters for the Institute of Physics (IOP) in King’s Cross and the George Green Library in Nottingham.

Speaking at the event will be the architects and engineers, sharing their insight into the design and engineering challenges presented by each project and how they were addressed using concrete construction.

The evening will be chaired by Elaine Toogood, senior architect at The Concrete Centre.


From 6pm – Registration

6.30-6.35pm–Welcome by Guy Thompson, The Concrete Centre

6.35-7.05pm – Institute of Physics in London with Chinedu Soronnadi, associate at Tate Hindle, and Kim Smith, senior structural engineer at AECOM

7.10-7.55pm – George Green Library in Nottingham with Stephen Fernandez, associate director at Arup

7.55-8pm – Audience Q&A

8-8.45pm – Drinks reception

The event is free but booking is essential.

As this is a joint event between The Concrete Centre and Building Centre, your booking details for this event will be provided to both parties.

More information about each project can be found on our website here.


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