Photos of our project in Oxfordshire taking shape!… Read More BSA house in Oxfordshire takes shape!
The idea is to put in a public place – real and virtual – a visible symbol that is witness to all who see it that prayer provides sure hope, inexhaustible comfort and strength, in everything good that we do and say. The objective is that its symbolic presence should place it firmly in a long tradition… Read More BSA imagines an undulating brick wall that winds through the English countryside
What stood out in particular was one project in which the firm had devised a composite double spiral stair in retaliation to building regulations. A smaller tighter spiral stair – for those who are stressed or in a rush – sits within a larger looser stair, so-called the ‘lover’s stair’.
Architecture appears for the first time when the sunlight hits a wall. The sunlight did not know what it was before it hit a wall. Yesterday BSA went to visit Louis Kahn: the Power of Architecture on at the Design Museum. Kahn was an exponent of monumental architecture, skilfully playing with ancient principles of geometry,… Read More Louis Kahn @ the Design Museum
“A museum standard showcase for the display and preservation of a world class collection of haute couture garments.” The Dress Box has been shortlisted for the ‘Architectural Glasshouse over £150,000 Award. Check out our project page here: http://thedesignsoc.com/bernard-stilwell-architects-shortlisted-architectural-glasshouse-150000-award/
For the 2014 Summer outing, BSA visited Rousham House and Gardens, a surprisingly unsung paradise in Oxfordshire brought to light in Monty Don’s documentary series ‘Around the World in 80 Gardens’. The house, built in 1635, was remodelled in the 18th century by eminent English architect William Kent who brought Gothic flair to the house by adding features such… Read More Finding Arcadia at Rousham
On the 16th of June, BSA soaked in views from the top of London’s most iconic building at the launch and unveiling of the work of Paul Ratigan, the artist in residence for the Searcy’s Club at the Gherkin. As part of the building’s 10th anniversary, the photographer was commissioned by Searcy’s to create a cityscape photo-montage (pictured below).
BSA opened our doors yesterday afternoon as part of the London Festival of Architecture, hosting discussions under the title ‘Preserving the Future’. Using research extrapolated from the Office for National Statistics and LSE Cities, we presented London seven years from now in 2021, when the population will have increased by one million resulting in a demand for 800,000… Read More London Festival of Architecture 2014: the big day!