Heron Tower

Yesterday we were given a tour of the recently completed Heron Tower, down the road in the City. It is designed by American architects KPF. Many of London’s new skyscrapers have followed a trend for form-driven shapes, attracting names like the ‘Helter Skelter’, ‘Walkie Talkie’ ‘Gherkin’ and ‘Cheese Grater’. We liked the Heron Tower as… Read More Heron Tower


Each year the Serpentine Gallery in London’s Hyde Park builds a new Summer pavilion, each designed by a famous international Architect. This week we visited the latest, designed by Architect Peter Zumthor. Many previous pavilions have focused on daring shapes, but in contrast this year’s design is a more thoughtful example of how simplicity can… Read More Zumthor