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Talk
Secrets of Japanese Timber Joinery
Wednesday 1 May
6.00 - 8.00pm
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Venue:
Kindly hosted by Arup
8-13 Fitzroy Street
London W1T 4BQ
 
Costs:
Free to attend
 
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A talk by Richard Maddock unlocking some of the traditions and innovations of Japanese joinery. Richard Maddock is an architect from Tasmania, working at Foster + Partners in London. He recently completed a Churchill Fellowship researching traditional timber joinery in Japan. This presentation will reveal the secrets and structural wonder of a style of construction that is typified by avoiding the use of glue or metal fasteners.