Apollo Magazine

The Apollo podcast: Amanda Levete

Thomas Marks talks to architect Amanda Levete about the V&A's Exhibition Road Quarter, designed by her practice AL_A

Amanda Levete

Amanda Levete. Photo: Peter Guenzel

In this Apollo podcast, Thomas Marks meets architect Amanda Levete to discuss the V&A’s Exhibition Road Quarter, which has been designed by her architectural practice AL_A. What does the museum’s large new courtyard mean for public space in London, and what were the challenges of adding to the collection of historic buildings in South Kensington? Scroll down for images of some of the buildings and spaces discussed in this podcast.

Click here for more information on the Exhibition Road Quarter at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, designed by AL_A, with the Henry Cole building on the left of the courtyard and Aston Webb’s museum buildings centre and right. ©Hufton+Crow

The Aston Webb Screen at the V&A Exhibition Road Quarter. ©Hufton+Crow

Descending staircase at the V&A Exhibition Road Quarter. ©Hufton+Crow

The Sainsbury Gallery at the V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, designed by AL_A. ©Hufton+Crow