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Department of Architecture

100 for the 100th

100 alumni attended a lunch at Queens' College to celebrate the centenary of the Department.

The Department hosted an alumni event on Saturday 7 July to celebrate its centenary. About 100 former students, whose matriculation years ranged from 1947 to 2004, met for a buffet lunch at Queens' College and then returned to Scroope Terrace for tea and strawberries. A small exhibition of student work was on display as were images from the 'Cambridge in Concrete' exhibition recently mounted at the Department.

Attendees included Sir Philip Dowson (founder member Arup Associates and President of the Royal Academy 1993-99), Lionel March (first director of the centre for Land Use & Built Form Studies, which later became the Martin Centre,) Andrew Barnett (senior partner, Hopkins), Joanna van Heyningen (van Heyningen Haward), David Levitt (Levitt Bernstein), Peter Carolin (Head of Dept 1989 - 2000), John Meunier (Lecturer from 1962 to 1976) Dean Hawkes and John Sergeant.

To view images of the event click here.