The sixth and final part of Building the Victorian & Edwardian House Series.
Practicing architect and professor of architecture, Dave King, will cover the reinterpretation and sustainable reuse of the terrace house.
In the final talk of our series Dave King will consider the influence of the Georgian and Victorian terrace form on 20th housing such as Neave Brown’s Brutalist Rowley Way and lessons for the future including the sustainability and reuse of existing terrace housing such as Chimney Pots in Salford or Goldsmith Street, the 2019 Stirling Prize winning 21st century terraced housing in Norwich.
Dave King FRIBA, FRSA, co founder of shedkm was born in 1938 and studied at the Manchester University school before working in Liverpool & Chester then Denys Lasdun's office in London. He moved to Arup associates then back to Liverpool as fulltime tutor in the Liverpool School of Architecture - this led to founding a radical design new studios King McAllister with graduate Rod McAllister later evolving as shedkm with Jonathan Falkingham and James Weston. He has contributed to many prominent architectural publications and was also involved in the design of a factory-built mass housing solution for urbansplash now known as hoUse. He served on several RIBA committees and awards panels, also has lectured at universities all over the UK. Dave was awarded the RIBA’s LAS Lifetime Contribution to Architecture Award 2008 and now lives in Portsmouth - a city of terraces per se.