BSA imagines an undulating brick wall that winds through the English countryside

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

Chardonnay & Chimneys

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

How much energy will your office use in it’s life?

‘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?

Fitted Out

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

The Dress Box

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

Clerkenwell Design Week

This week we took a walk down the road to Clerkenwell to visit a festival celebrating the creativity, social relevance and technological advancements of design, through an exciting three-day programme of workshops, presentations, product launches and debates. Clerkenwell Design Week features all the elements you would expect from a festival, including exhibitions, installations, street entertainment,… Read More Clerkenwell Design Week