Posts from the ‘blog’ category

The City of London’s Tallest

One may argue I’m being a bit harsh, but of the thousands of buildings designed and proposed by architects each year, only a handful get it right.

Here in The Leadenhall Building, or Cheesegrater if your flippant, or TLB if you’re given to abbreviation, the architect Graham Stirk of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (rsh-p), has produced Read more

The Wave, Muscat, Oman

Going Off-Shore

The Wave Muscat, Oman, an off-shore luxury apartment, villa, hotel, and leisure complex, is the first of such in the Sultanate. This Middle Eastern off-shore land reclamation project model was first piloted Read more

Window Onto An Uncertain Future

La Grande Arche de la Défense, Parisdescribed by its Danish architectural designer Johan-Otto Von Spreckelsen (May 4, 1929—March 16, 1987), as a ‘window on to an uncertain future’, marks without closing, the access on which the Arc de Triomphe sits in the heart of Paris.

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Chelsea Pensioner gives guided tour of RHC

New Berths for Chelsea Pensioners

The long awaited improvements to the longwards at Sir Christopher Wren’s brick masterpiece Royal Hospital Chelsea (RHC) is well underway. Read more

photo taken in the french Alps

Three Days of Bliss

Having spent so much time in the barren Jabals’ of Oman, it was with great pleasure to complete an assignment in the French alps. Read more