Beautiful Brutalism in Sacramento

My creative self has been tapped into this month as I moved, finally, into a newly evolving workshop space. I’ve been ‘in storage’ for several months while travelling and working on academic projects. It is interesting how the realisation of this space and access to my workshop, tools and clay once again has gradually unleashed … Continue reading

Tenements to Apartments

These are my images of the Frank Gehry tower. It is spectacular and notably sits opposite the Woolworth Building. The marketing for the building has some powerful images and phrases. Again, here is the promotional website. The video, with the sound turned up loud in my headphones in a busy coffee shop, it made my … Continue reading

Breaking News for Brighton’s Royal Alex

Planning permission to include the beautiful C19 building in the new development has been GRANTED. The Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital’s future has been touch and go for some time.  The alternative proposal to demolish the exisiting building has been withdrawn by developer Taylor Wimpey and permission to adapt the site granted this week. The news … Continue reading

Something for the weekend…

Camberwell Baths in South London officially re-opens this Saturday. ‘This is a victory for local campaigners and proof that it is possible to provide 21st century sports facilities in a historic building’, said Dr Ian Dungavell, Director of the Victorian Society. An interesting ceiling to study whilst swimming too! Click on the image to read … Continue reading

South Bank Centre

Fantastic article in Twentieth Societies magazine by colleague on the course, Lucy Ashton. Have a look here to read the press release published on the website.