Stadia: Sport and Vision in Architecture

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 22ND SEPTEMBER 2012

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Stadia: Sport and Vision in ArchitectureThis exhibition explores the origins of the world's great sporting arenas and the momentous events that have been housed within their stadium walls. This is a unique chance for sport and architecture enthusiasts to take a close look at the relationship between history's sporting events and the iconic structures in which they took place. From the violent and bloody Roman games to the religious inspired competitions of ancient Greece, it couldn't be more relevant as London enters its Olympic year. Sir John Soane's Museum offers visitors the chance to journey through time and understand the architectural developments which have influenced the creation of the current Stratford stadium.

 

About Sir John Soane's Museum

An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking in nooks and crannies within the sprawling rooms and halls of neo-classical architect Sir John Soane's former residence are over 30,000 architectural drawings and antiquities. More about Sir John Soane's Museum

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Farringdon Rail
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
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16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
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252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 2 minutes from Stadia: Sport and Vision in Architecture
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Sir John Soane's Museum events

 
Face To Face: British Portraits From The Clifford Chance Art CollectionFace To Face: British Portraits From The Clifford Chance Art Collection25th November 2014Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Face To Face: British Portraits From The Clifford Chance Art Collection
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  10th October 2014 to 24th January 2015 - 10am-5pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
Architectural ViewpointsArchitectural ViewpointsMarianne Holm Hansen leads a drawing workshop in which participants explore Soane's architectural ideas and vision and learn how to render them using one- or two-point perspective.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
Category: event
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Architectural Viewpoints
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 10.15am-4pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
Marianne Holm Hansen leads a drawing workshop in which participants explore Soane's architectural ideas and vision and learn how to render them using one- or two-point perspective.
Modelling Architectural FragmentsModelling Architectural FragmentsA papier mache workshop with Jessica Palmer.4th December 2014Thursday 4th December 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
Category: event
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Modelling Architectural Fragments
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Thursday 4th December 2014 - 10.15am-4pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
A papier mache workshop with Jessica Palmer.
 

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