Architecture

Our fascination with derelict buildings

Our fascination with derelict buildings

Buildings are like people – they are born, they develop, they age and they die.  Photographers love buildings when they are new, often before people have even inhabited them; photographers often also like them when they are in decline. A sad reflection of the changing industrial landscape is the impact on the historic and forgotten […]

Highest garden in London?

Highest garden in London?

At the top of the Walkie Talkie in London, and hopefully not affected by rays of sun as the facade has been, will be the highest gardens in Europe – on the 35th floor.  Designed by landscape architects Gillespies, with over 2000 plants selected with advice from Kew Gardens, the Sky Garden will compliment the […]

London Design Week: designjunction in New Oxford Street

London Design Week: designjunction in New Oxford Street

In the surroundings of a dereict old sorting office, designjunction exhibited a wide range of exciting new furniture, lighting and product design from around the world, including both leading global brands and emerging enterprises. This year, designjunction returns to the centrally-located 1960s Postal Sorting Office, where a powerful line-up of renowned international brands, smaller cutting-edge […]

High Quality architecture at Denmark Hill – the Ortus Maudsley

High Quality architecture at Denmark Hill – the Ortus Maudsley

On the edge of the psychiatric hospital of the Maudsley at Denmark Hill is the new classical and contemporary Ortus Maudsley, a learning centre with a simplicity and high quality of detailing that suits its location at the bridge between the hospital and streets of residential houses. Designed by architects Duggan Morris’s, this building compliments […]

Is it Art or is it Achitecture??  –   New Image for Automobile Museum

Is it Art or is it Achitecture?? – New Image for Automobile Museum

Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) has proposed surrounding the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles in a “cloak of steel ribbons” as part of major refurbishment. Housing one of the world’s largest automotive collections, the Petersen Museum  occupies a former 1960s department store on Wilshire Boulevard. In 2014, the museum will celebrate its twentieth anniversary and […]