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Cerámica - RIBA North

RIBA North
21 Mann Island
Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool
L3 1BP

Tel: 0151 703 0107

Cerámica - RIBA North

About

On Saturday 28 October RIBA North opens its latest exhibition, Cerámica in partnership with ECAlab. In this exhibition, we explore how ceramics are being positioned to provide a low impact solution to global sustainability in the built environment. This synergy between traditional ceramic techniques, digital design and engineering processes can be used to produce more meaningful and sustainable architectural elements.

The full-scale ceramic prototypes on display offer a viable alternative to global manufacturing and distribution. The combination of the material sustainability of ceramics, digitally optimized design of components, and the appropriation of vernacular language and embodied cultural identity, transforms the preliminary engineered product into a more socially, ethically and environmentally sustainable building component. Alongside the exhibition there will be a series of events for everyone to get involved with from curator’s tours, artist’s talks and Clay Play, an opportunity for families to come and experiment with clay, create unique decorative tiles and get hands-on.

ECAlab investigates the possibilities of ceramics for sustainable technologies, while examining the role of emerging digital technologies alongside traditional ceramic craftsmanship skills.

 

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Car parking

•              Q-Park at Liverpool ONE, The Strand, Liverpool L1 8LT – 8 minute walk

•              Two dedicated blue badge parking spaces are located on Brunswick Street – 5 minute walk

•              For full details about blue badge parking bays please visit liverpool.gov.uk

Public Transport Directions

Train

•              Liverpool Lime Street – 20 minute walk

•              Liverpool James Street (Wirral Line) – 2 minute walk

•              Moorfields (Wirral Line and Northern Line) – 5 minute walk

Bus

•              Liverpool ONE Bus Station – 8 minute walk

•              For full details about local bus and train services please visit merseytravel.gov.uk

Ferry

•              Pier Head Ferry Terminal – 2 minute walk

•              For full details about ferry services please visit merseyferries.co.uk

Coach

•              Liverpool ONE Bus Station (National Express) – 8 minute walk

•              For information about coach drop-off and pick-up facilities please visit visitliverpool.com

Opening Times

Open (28 October 2017 - 24 February 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday10:0017:00
Wednesday10:0017:00
Thursday10:0017:00
Friday10:0017:00
Saturday10:0017:00
SundayClosed

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