Considering Post-Modernism in a Wash House in Whitechapel

Considering Post-Modernism in a Wash House in Whitechapel

What is post-modernism?  Is it 21st century building contractors in the Shires of England building swathes of neo-Georgian houses, with white fibreglass columns, canopies and garage doors disguising uninspirational interiors, is it sensitive architects adding new buildingsinto 18th century squares and terraces of London, or is it fake facades disguising modern office interiors in Richmond, […]

York Minster

York Minster

Catastrophe!  The cracks are getting larger and the stones are moving apart.  If something isn’t done, there could be a huge disaster.  In the 1960′s, all was not well at York Minster.  The tower foundations were failing and the structure was cracking.  In response, the engineers Arups created a huge concrete underpinning structure and, during […]