Italian Ireland Image

Italian Ireland

2016_12_29-Trinity Museum Building, Trinity College, Dublin, 1857: Deane and Woodward’s northern Italian Palazzo, in Ireland.

Venice 2016: the Scuola Image

Venice 2016: the Scuola

2016_12_13_scuole Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

Venice 2016: the Nobility Image

Venice 2016: the Nobility

2016_12_13_rezzo Ca’ Rezzonico

Venice 2016: the Doge Image

Venice 2016: the Doge

2016_12_13_ducalWe have just returned from Venice  with our teaching studio. Surveying the city from the Doge to the Scuola via the Nobility.

Kasteel Groeneveld Image

Kasteel Groeneveld

2016_12_11-kasteel-groeneveld A very intricate model of Kasteel Groeneveld (near Baarn) that we saw when visiting at the weekend

Venice Image


2016_11_14_legvenResearching Venetian construction techniques in preparation for our @KU_Arch_Land teaching studio visit in a couple of weeks.

Venice Image


2016_10_14_veniceOur studio teaching @KU_Arch_Land with @a_zambelli has begun. We will be spending the year working on projects in Venice, a city we know well.

New Term Image

New Term

2016_10_10_vamarbsOur new teaching year started off with a walk through London, resting in the Victoria & Albert Museum to make some drawings.

Collage Image


2016_08_22_Mies_Friedrichstrasse@Architizer  Article on Mies van der Rohe’s precise collages.

Hawksmoor Image


2016_08_19_HawksChrist Church, Spitalfields. Nicholas Hawksmoor, 1714-1729.

American Typo Image

American Typo

2016_08_15_ZupcuPhotos of American domestic typologies from Ion Zupcu’s  American Homes (2012), courtesy of @socks_studio  

Gable Image


2016_08_09_GableAldgate, London

Brace Image


2016_08_04_LonTwoBuildings imitating cranes imitating buildings

London Image


2016_08_04_LonOneThe City.

Superstudio Image


2016_08_02_SupperColoseoThe retrospective @Museo_MAXXI has reignited our appreciation of the 1960s Florentine Superstudio and their Continuous Monument project (Grand Hotel Colosseo, 1969, above).

Cornered Image


2016_07_18_MiesCornIn 1972 for @ArchReview John Winter drew all of Mies’ Tower corner conditions. Courtesy of @socks_studio  

Elevation 2, Hastings Image

Elevation 2, Hastings


Elevation 1, Hastings Image

Elevation 1, Hastings


Atlas of Forms Image

Atlas of Forms

2016_07_12_AoFFascinating project and an entertaining resource ATLAS OF FORMS

Turner Image


2016_06_26_ChipMargWe took a trip to see Chipperfield’s @TCMargate , looking sharp in the sunshine with Richard Long’s installation, part of their exhibition Seeing Round Corners (well worth a visit!)

Red Kensington Image

Red Kensington


RCA Image


2016_06_15_RAHWe spent the morning at the @RCAarchitecture 8×8 Cross Crit. Good student work and enjoyed the comments of my fellow critics  @PUParchitects   (And you forget how good the neighbours are!)

Real Review Image

Real Review

2016_06_15-RReviewEnjoying both the content and the format of Real Review, good work @RealFdn (and pleased we got behind it!)

Six Pillars, Sydenham Hill Image

Six Pillars, Sydenham Hill

2016_05_10_LubetkinDesigned by Valentine Harding, one of Berthold Lubetkin’s team at Tecton, 1934

Tate 2 Image

Tate 2

2016_05_03_Tate2 This is going to be good. H&deM Tate 2.

St Catherine Image

St Catherine

2016_04_26_StCathWe were in Oxford last week and visited a couple of favourite buildings. St Catherine’s College, Arne Jacobsen, 1960.

St Antony Image

St Antony

2016_04_26_StAntHilda Besse building by HKPA, 1971.

Wired Image


2016_04_20_WhiteCables Whitechapel Station

Some 31 in 44 Image

Some 31 in 44

2016_04_20_BricknessL G Ekins, Prescot Street for the Cooperative Workers Society, Amsterdam School

Frame, E1, London Image

Frame, E1, London


Centrepoint Image



Surfaces, Barbican Image

Surfaces, Barbican


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