Standing like a symbol of the revitalisation of Amsterdam’s harbour on the IJ River, René van Zuuk’s sculptural Architecture Centre for Amsterdam (ARCAM), completed over a decade ago, represents the design-led regeneration which has brought buildings such as the historic Armoury, now the National Maritime Museum, into the 21st century and provided new high-quality contemporary […]
"The many great gardens of the world, of literature and poetry, of painting and music, of religion and architecture, all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden. If you don't want paradise, you are not human; and if you are not human, you don't have a soul."
To be an architect means having a wide range of interests - architecture, art and creativity in all its variety of forms, sustainability, science and innovation. The greatest interest is often where these different worlds overlap and collide - that is when something imaginative often occurs that pushes us all forward to another place
"Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for example"
I hope to showcase contemporary design and innovation, including architecture, art, design, science, technology and sustainability, to those searching for architecture, design and art inspiration to create beauty. I hope you enjoy it and will contribute to it.
- The high points of Eastcastle Street at Pilar Corrias and Pi Artworks
- Starting Condo London 2020 in Soho at Southard Reid and Arcadia Missa
- Looking beyond the images of the Taylor Wessing Photography Portrait Prize
- The changing relationship between humans and nature – Lauren Gault at Gasworks
- Futurism in art and life: Tullio Crali at the Estorick Collection
- Craigie Aitchison and the Beaux Arts Generation at Piano Nobile
- Art and artists within communities Neil Zakiewicz and Lothar Götz at Stratford
- Starting the new year with an artistic bang at the London Art Fair
- Patron of arts and architecture: King George IV at the Queen’s Gallery
- Tutankhamun’s last visit to London – at the Saatchi Gallery
- Kara Walker at Tate Modern
- Artists coming together in response to the 1973 Chilean revolt at Tate Modern
- A Reappraisal of Dora Maar at Tate Modern
- A changing canvas for artists in ‘Watch This Space’ at Lazinc
- Parallel worlds collide in the Margaret Cavendish’s Blazing World at Sǀ2
- Perspectives on our technological future: Kang Jungsuck at KCCUK
- Celebrating diversity in ‘Beyond Borders’ at Unit London
- How the car shaped the world: What is its future?
- Latin American Surrealism at the NSU Art Museum
- Art to make you smile and be happy in Fort Lauderdale
- Nic Maennling on The empty Old Sessions House in Clerkenwell, London, as a historic backcloth to Icon’s House of Culture
- Ian Caldwell on Futurebuild challenges the Construction Industry to change
- Graeme on Futurebuild challenges the Construction Industry to change
- Ian Caldwell on Crossing Borders: the Embroidery of Alighiero Boetti at Ben Brown Fine Arts
- Francesca Martinoli on Crossing Borders: the Embroidery of Alighiero Boetti at Ben Brown Fine Arts