New guided walks announced on South Bank and City of London landscapes

Over the summer I am leading a number of new guided tours with London Open City the architecture education charity. Here are the details: London Landscape – From St Paul’s to Leadenhall Over the centuries the unique landscape of London has been shaped by its public spaces, including its distinctive streets, squares and parks. London’sContinue reading “New guided walks announced on South Bank and City of London landscapes”

How to bend a building to accommodate a large tree

This is a secretive spot, a building by Foster curved to accommodate a small garden and a large tree.  The external view at 100 Wood Street does not indicate the presence of the tree or the garden.  This is not a trick of the camera as the building has a huge and very satisfying curve.