Pitzhanger Manor 01: Anish Kapoor meets Sir John Soane

Pitzhanger Manor 01: Anish Kapoor meets Sir John …

Sir John Soane’s Townhouse Museum in Lincoln’s Inn Fields is one of the most popular museums in London.  Its neo-classical Georgian architectural design has certainly earned a place on the list of ‘essential visits’ for architecture students worldwide.  What most…

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Seoul Story 03: AMORE Sulwhasoo

Seoul Story 03: AMORE Sulwhasoo

“The journey is a constant contradiction between two counterparts: enclosed to open, dark to light, delicate to massive,” – Neri & Hu During my trip to Seoul, there were two particularly significant contemporary architectural projects that were on top of…

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2016 Serpentine Pavilion ‘Unzipped’

2016 Serpentine Pavilion ‘Unzipped’

“….a structure that embodies multiple aspects that are often perceived as opposites…” – Bjarke Ingel   This year’s Serpentine Summer Pavilion designed by Bjarke Ingel’s firm BIG, made of interlocking fibreglass bricks, may look like a simple structure, but in…

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Verona Story 02: A City of Balconies and Endless Stairs

Verona Story 02: A City of Balconies and …

“In a labyrinth, one does not lose oneself; In a labyrinth, one finds oneself. In a labyrinth, one does not encounter a Minotaur; In a labyrinth, one encounters oneself.” – Unknown Although it was Casa Di Giulietta that brought me…

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Vienna Journal 03: 24 Hours in Vienna. What to do, What to see and Where to eat

Vienna Journal 03: 24 Hours in Vienna. What to …

“The streets of Vienna are paved with culture, the streets of other cities with asphalt” – Karl Kraus   This is how Karl Kraus described Vienna in one sentence and it is probably the most appropriate statement to describe this…

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