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Architecture and Design – Global ideas
London’s KX amazing vaulted roof caught me by surprise. I actually gasped when I came up from the underground and found myself in this space. Sadly platform 9 3/4 has lost its mystery and is in a stage flat wall.
This beautiful old storehouse below ground level alongside the Liffey is now the fashionable Ely Bar and Brasserie, but once stored goods and wares on the way to or from the wider world
The Sustainability Institute at the University of Newcastle demonstrates its green credentials on the outside
In Flemish speaking Ghent, Belgium this modern take on the Flemish Barn will be a new centrepiece of the town. Its function is a little unclear…
The Out House #1. This beautiful bijou studio is a commission of my brother’s for my nephew Daniel Out – a real ‘Out House’ in Gisborne, Victoria
Newbury, Berkshire’s new development is surprisingly accessible and respectful of the market town. Although the Alpine lodge look apartments and overall height are a bit top heavy for the park behind.
Brussels take on social housing being reclaimed by the people rather than the developers?
A short view of the castle in Ghent
Exhibition Buildings – architectural detail
BBxxi – Art Deco and Agatha Christie
Beach boxes at Mt Martha
RMIT – Building Swanston St with matching tram
Eaton Mall, Seat detail #2
Eaton Mall, Seating area
Hamer Hall #2 – She twists and dances
Hamer Hall #6 – Her petticoat Brise soleil is beautifully crafted
Mark of respect – the carefully resolved discs at street level
Engaging with the building gives a new sensation and understanding