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
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
Last night we went to a presentation by international architect Eun Young Yi, speaking in the UK for the first time about his signature buildings including the famous Stuttgart Library. Afterwards we shared some riverside drinks with Eun, and discussed ideas about library design, Günter Behnisch, Tadao Ando, and Eun’s fascination with typical London architecture… Read More Chardonnay & Chimneys
‘Whole Life Costings’, ‘Carbon Footprint’, ‘CO₂ Equivalents’ and ‘Carbon Productivity Ratios’ are hazy concepts to many who, although vaguely aware that they are used to establish the sustainability credentials of building development, are unsure of their worth and meaning. A new publication by the British Council for Offices (BCO) helps to provide a useful introduction… Read More How much energy will your office use in it’s life?
Some more pictures of the successfully completed Dress Box – a bespoke modern wardrobe. Showing the dresses lined up on their luminated LED clothes rails, gliding elegantly into the centre of the room for easy access. Also some overview images illustrating the discrete modern box profile, floating in the middle of a stone and brick… Read More Fitted Out
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Bernard Stilwell Architects.
The perfect fit – how to craft architecture with a contemporary tailored cut, to sit comfortably alongside more classic lines. Haute couture, French for “high sewing” or “high dressmaking” or “high fashion” refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. Haute couture is made to order for a specific customer, and it is usually made… Read More The Dress Box