The See-Through House

The See-Through House

We are delighted to have Shelley Klein discussing with Colin McLean and Simon Green
her book about living in the modernist house designed by Peter Womersley.

Time: Talk starts at 6.30pm prompt – you’ll be able to join from 6.15pm
Venue: Online
Booking: Tickets must be booked in advance on the Eventbrite website. Tickets are not priced but we do suggest a donation of £6 (free for students).


Join Shelley Klein in conversation with photographer Colin McLean and architectural historian Simon Green as she discusses her recently published book, The See-Through House. The book is based on life in High Sunderland, her family home in the Borders, designed in 1957 on an open-plan grid with colourful glass panels by modernist architect Peter Womersley for Shelley’s father, textile designer Bernat Klein.


Our online Winter Lectures are hosted on Zoom. We recommend downloading Zoom before the start of a talk.

How to create an account on Zoom:

If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend downloading Zoom in advance of the meeting. If using a mobile phone or tablet you can download Zoom from the app store.

  • Open the browser of your choice on your Mac or PC and head to the Zoom website, download by clicking or tapping on the “Zoom Client for Meetings”. Once downloaded, open and create your account.
  • You can then join a meeting at the top of the screen. To join our lectures, you will be emailed the Meeting ID and passcode in advance of the talk.

Here you can find a short video on how to join a meeting on Zoom.


Klein House © Tom Parnell