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Article 11809

Category: Exhibitions
Date:     02 June 2009
Time:     08:43 AM


Press release
Friday 29 May 2009
Contact: Jenny Peterson, Press & Communications Officer, RIBA South East, 01892 515878
Photo caption: the degree show at Canterbury School of Architecture. Credit Anna M Baranowska

Spot the star architects of the future and see ideas for a brand-new market in Canterbury, during the 
south east Festival of Architecture 

Who will be the next Norman Foster or Richard Rogers? There are several opportunities to identify 
new ‘starchitects’, at exhibitions of work by students of architecture during the south east Festival of 
Architecture in Canterbury

The Festival is co-ordinated by RIBA South East and the Solent Centre for Architecture + Design, 
across the south east from 20 May to 28 June. Full details of the Festival are on .

From Saturday 6 to Thursday 11 June, you can visit Canterbury School of Architecture at the 
University for the Creative Arts on New Dover Road, to see work by graduating architecture students. 
The exhibition is open from 10am to 5pm. Call 01227 817461 for details.

From Friday 12 to Saturday 20 June, Kent School of Architecture will run EXIT 09, the fourth End of 
Year Show that the School has run since it launched in 2005. The showcase exhibition is at the 
School from 9am to 5pm. Call 01227 824695 for details.

Ideas for a brand-new market within Canterbury’s city walls are the subject of Market Town, an 
exhibition of proposals by fourth year students at Kent School of Architecture. The students traced the 
ancient markets of the city and studied to the current realities of food production, transportation and 
culture in Canterbury. The result is a refreshing look at the future of food within the urban context. 
Market Town will be exhibited at Canterbury Castle on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June from 10am to 
5pm. For further details contact Ryan Manton via the School of Architecture, 01227 817300.

The exhibitions are just a few of the 90 events during the south east Festival of Architecture which, 
with the theme ‘Better Places, Better Spaces’, is taking place across the south east. Most are free of 

The Festival coincides with Architect in the House, the popular scheme that that lets homeowners get 
expert advice from an RIBA Chartered Architect in exchange for a donation to Shelter, the housing 
and homelessness charity.

Visit for the latest details of what’s happening during the south east 
Festival of Architecture.

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