Roger Luckhurst takes in a wide range of sources, from architectural history to fiction, film and television, to explore how the corridor weThey are overlooked, undervalued and unregarded, seen as unlovely parts of a building’s infrastructure rather than ‘architecture’.
Roger Luckhurst has written the first definitive history of the corridor, from its origins in country houses and utopian communities in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, through reformist Victorian prisons, hospitals and asylums, to the ‘corridors of power’, bureaucratic labyrinths, and housing estates of the twentieth century.
Luckhurst takes in a wide range of sources, from architectural history to fiction, film and television, to explore how the corridor went from a utopian ideal to a place of un-ease: the archetypal stuff of nightmares.
Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL
General Admission: GBP 7.98 Concessions: GBP 5.87
Address25 Red Lion Square, London, Greater London,
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