Join us to hear Kate Macintosh and Mary Duggan in the first talk of our Intergenerational Dialogues series.This new series, part of our RIBA + VitrA Talks, focuses on dialogues between established architects and their contemporary counterparts practicing todayFor the inaugural talk, pioneering architect Kate Macintosh, who spent much of her career working for local authorities, will be in conversation with Mary Duggan, who is currently working with development company Brick by Brick to build high quality and affordable housing for the borough of Croydon
Kate Macintosh is best known for her 1960s social housing projectsAfter graduating from the Edinburgh School of Art in 1961, Macintosh spent three years working and studying abroad, before returning to the UK where she commenced work under Denys Lasdun on designs for the National Theatre in LondonIn 1965, aged only 26, she designed the distinctive Dawson's Heights estate in DulwichLater, Macintosh established a private practice with her partner, the architect George Finch, also known for his post-war social housing projectsMacintosh has been described by Rowan Moore in the Observer as "one of Britain's great unsung architects of social housing"
Mary Duggan established Mary Duggan Architects in March 2017 and was a founding director of Duggan Morris Architects from 2004-2017During her time at Duggan Morris Architects, the practice attained numerous industry awards for design excellence including ten RIBA National and Regional Awards, three Civic Trust Awards, three Nominations for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award, The Stephen Laurence Prize, The Manser Medal and achieved consideration for the RIBA Stirling Prize for three buildings
The RIBA + VitrA Talks Series is sponsored by VitrA Bathrooms
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