At the beginning of June, BSA participated in the London Festival of Architecture by opening our doors to visitors and provoking a discussion with them about the future of London. Both shocked and hooked by recent figures that suggest the population of the capital is to rise by a million from now till 2021, and that… Read More Preserving the Future: London at Breaking Point?
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!
BSA will be opening our studio on Thursday 5th June for the London Festival of Architecture, inviting visitors to share their thoughts on the future of the capital. With the population of the city foreseen to grow by a million in just 7 years, can the city accommodate this increase? And how?
Last Thursday, BSA went to the launch of the London Festival of Architecture on the 22nd floor of the Shard. This year, as part of the festival, BSA are participating in the Open Studios: Shoreditch Trail where we will presenting an ‘afternoon of speculation’ at our studio, exploring London in 10 years when the population is… Read More BSA @ the London Festival of Architecture 2014
The building next door has been fully demolished to make way for a hotel –> new views on the approach to the office from Curtain Road!