All posts filed under “Architecture

Lady Lever Art Gallery Redevelopment

Over the period of a year I was commissioned to document the redevelopment of the South End galleries at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight. I had a fascinating look behind the scenes at the spaces before they were rebuilt as galleries. I […]

Switch House by Herzog & De Meuron

Designed by architects Herzog & De Meuron the extension to Tate Modern is stunning. I need to go back and explore some more as there’s a lot to take in. I love the way light reflects off the buildings over the road. At the top […]

Easter

I’ve sat here for an hour now looking for inspiration. It’s not happening. Or is it???? No. No it’s not. But let me tell you about my day. Today I went shopping for a hanging basket. My dad was the king of hanging baskets. I […]

City of Arts and Sciences by Santiago Calatrava

The other night we were watching the latest episode of Doctor Who, season 10 episode 2. The Doctor and his companion, Bill, landed on an alien world of fields right out of Gladiator and some futuristic looking architecture. That architecture was not all CG models […]

Wirral Met College by Glenn Howells Architects

Just down the road from me is the new Wirral Met College on Wirral Waters. It’s been there a year now and there’s a few things I really like. First up is the design. It reminds me of Icelandic architecture. I like the big windows […]

Littlewoods Bunker by shedkm

I’m on a series of RIBA architecture tours over the next couple of weeks. The first was of shedkm’s very cool Littlewoods Bunker. Things I loved included the strong use of colour and bold typography against a concrete frame. Bold yellows, black and concrete. Nice. […]