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Lunch and Learn: Another Place, Webinar


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  • 09 May 2019
  • 13:00 - 14:00 (UK time)
Another Place, Crosby Beach

About this event

Another Place is a public artwork by Sir Anthony Gormley which comprises 100 life-size cast-iron statues that were installed on Crosby Beach near Liverpool in 2005.

The Lunch and Learn presentation about the artwork will provide:

  • The background to the project
  • How it arrived on Merseyside
  • An overview of the consents and approvals process
  • Reconciliation of the engineering constraints with the artist’s requirements
  • Description of the installation
  • An overview of what has happened since the installation was completed


Alan Williams

Alan has over 40 years’ experience of working as a Coastal Civil Engineer in both the public and private sectors. Since 2000 he has been responsible for operation of a Coastal and Maritime Engineering Consultancy providing specialist Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management advices to Clients in the public and private sector.

Alan has been involved in many of the coastal defence schemes carried out around the coast of North Wales and the North west of England in the past 40 years, co-authored a number of published technical papers, been a honorary visiting lecturer in coastal engineering at the University of Manchester and was responsible for the engineering aspects of the “Another Place” artwork installation on Crosby beach.

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Lauren Moczulski

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