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Edward Hollis – (Architecture & History)

Architect, teacher, and  writer. Reader in Interior Design at Edinburgh College of Art in the University of Edinburgh. Author of The Secret Lives of Buildings
The Memory Palace: A Book of Lost Interiors‘ (Portobello Books) 
‘How to Make a Home’ (The School of Life 2016)

Edward’s lectures are for anyone who is remotely interested in the subject matter. You do not have to be an expert or have any experience, just a desire to learn more. A Tutor like this makes you think differently about things…
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“Fantastic course and presentation – enthusiastic, ultra knowledgeable and inclusive. Introduced radical ideas and challenges and enjoyable participation. Inspired to go and read, visit and question more. Many thanks.””Ed informs in an easy relaxed yet knowledgeable manner, tinged with humour, so absorbing facts is made easier.””A very interesting course given by a very erudite articulate lecturer.””A well written description. The most thought provoking in a good many years. Full marks to our wonderful tutor.””An excellent and fascinating course – an original approach, very well researched and presented in a very accessible way.””Fascinating, Fantastic, Factual, Funny and extremely well researched and presented.”

“Already looking forward to the next Ed Hollis course!”

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September 2020


September 25th at 18:30 to September 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 18 Sep - 13:30 Sun 20 Sep 2020 The architecture of India, from the Taj Mahal to the bungalow is simultaneously exotic, and entirely familiar. Trace the story of Indian architecture not just through India itself, but through the relationships the British have had with it over time - in temples and palaces, railway stations and clubs, and Alhambras both here, and there. Edward Hollis (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/edward-hollis) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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