Hugh Broughton of Hugh Broughton Architects captivates his audience with this talk that explains the design of his extraordinary polar projects, part lecture and part school lesson Hugh covers architecture, science, geography and glaciology with a few holiday photos thrown in.
Focussing on the British station Halley VI, the first fully re-locatable research station in the world, Hugh highlights the challenges faced and the solutions achieved in the most extreme, remote and environmentally sensitive locations on the planet.
The talk took place at The Lighthouse on 5 September 2013.
This talk was part of the Ice Lab events programme. Commissioned by the British Council and curated by the Arts Catalyst, Ice Lab: New Architecture and Science in Antarctica is an international touring exhibition that illustrates how innovative contemporary architecture is enabling scientists to live and work in one of the most extreme environments on our planet.
Events supported by The National Lottery through Creative Scotland.