MK Gallery website sets cookies on your computer to help improve the user experience. Read our cookie policy hereAccept

Derek Walker: Milton Keynes - The Art of Illusion

5.5.2011
Some of the Milton Keynes Development Corporation architects, planners and quantity surveyors in 1972.

Some of the Milton Keynes Development Corporation architects, planners and quantity surveyors in 1972.

Some of the Milton Keynes Development Corporation architects, planners and quantity surveyors in 1972.

Derek Walker: Milton Keynes - The Art of Illusion

Thursday 5 May / 6.30pm / Free

Pre-book tickets on 01908 676900


A rare opportunity to hear Derek Walker, Chief Architect and Planner of Milton Keynes (1970-76) in conversation with Ellis Woodman, editor of BD (Building Design) and architecture critic for The Telegraph, as they speak about the original Milton Keynes design team.

 

This is one of a series of talks curated by Gareth Jones to accompany his exhibition at MK Gallery.

 

Listen!

May 2011

MTWTFSS
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

When Milton Keynes was first conceived, it was important that the new town was portrayed in the best possible light. As a result of this, a number of adverts were commissioned and appeared on Channel 4 during the late 80′s.

 

Milton Keynes TV Advert: The Fisherman

 

Milton Keynes TV Advert: The Deal