Moor House at the Eastern gateway to London Wall is revealed to be astonishingly elegant as the demolition of the adjacent building gives way to this temporary view.
This strange poster is designed to promote the Notting Hill Carnival. It shows a pidgeon clothing itself in a parrot outfit. An odd image as pidgeons are traditionally vermin extinguished in places like Trafalgar Square.
Are these trees in a corner of St James’ Park and is the boulevard at the heart of a well-established garden city? Both pictures were taken today in Elephant and Castle in the shadow of the Haygate Estate. Due to be developed after several false starts, the estate which is currently owned by Southwark CouncilContinue reading “Visit the hidden gardens of Elephant and Castle”
The Richard Desmond Children’s wing at Moorfields Eye Hospital is an interesting illustration of what the owner of Express Newspapers and Asian Babes does with his money. This picture shows the decorative aluminium fins which change colour at night.
Gay’s the Word suffered an attack on Sunday evening. Luckily the damage was confined to a broken shop window. Visit them and buy a book.
This large pump has appeared in front of the new arts building soon to house Central St Martin’s. It may not be intended as a work of art but it is a great addition to the landscape.
Great video showing how the Leadenhall Building, known as the ‘cheesegrater’ will be constructed in the City of London. Work restarted on this building recently. This is a video from the newly-appointed construction company Laing O’Rourke. The site is directly opposite the Lloyds Building by the same architect Richard Rogers.
An installation generating light through the movement of air across the building is showcased here at the Ropemaker Building on Chiswell Street.
On what was once the site of the Swiss Centre in Leicester Square is the new W hotel. The building is clad in smoked glass and it lights up at night. On the ground floor is a shop devoted entirely to selling merchandise related to ‘m&m’ sweets. The square is being completely rebuilt in timeContinue reading “Leicester Square prepares for the Olympics with massive ‘m&m’ store”
Folly for a Flyover is located minutes from the edge of the Olympic site in Hackney Wick. This is the part of London whose constant change is so criticised by Ian Sinclair at every opportunity. The view of the Olympic site from Hackney Wick is impressive, the Folly which is placed between two parts ofContinue reading “Folly for a Flyover provides moment of canal-side reflection on the edge of the Olympic site”
Folly for a Flyover is located minutes from the edge of the Olympic site in Hackney Wick. This is the part of London whose constant change is so criticised by Ian Sinclair at every opportunity. The view of the Olympic site from Hackney Wick is impressive, the Folly which is placed between two partsContinue reading “Folly for a Flyover provides moment of canal-side reflection on the edge of the Olympic site”