Lunchtime Lecture: What's so great about the Eiffel Tower?

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 21st Feb 2018

Why do we still find a multi-coloured Parthenon so unsettling today? Why was the Eiffel Tower such a target for hatred when it was first built? Is the Sagrada Família a work of genius or kitsch? Why has Le Corbusier, one of the greatest of all architects, been treated as a villain?

Jonathan Glancey examines the critical legacy of both well known and either forgotten or underappreciated highpoints in the history of world architecture. Take a fresh look at the reputations of the masterpieces and great architects in history.

Cost: Free of Charge


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2018-02-21 2018-02-21 Europe/London Lunchtime Lecture: What's so great about the Eiffel Tower? Jonathan Glancey examines the critical legacy of both well known and either forgotten or underappreciated highpoints in the history of world architecture. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/02/21/lunchtime-lecture-whats-so-great-about-the-eiffel-tower-161195 Victoria and Albert Museum,Cromwell Road, London,London,London

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