King’s Cross – An extraordinary part of London is finally taking shape?

After visiting the Broadgate Estate in the City (see my previous post), I was delighted to see that the developers at Kings Cross decided to propose a truly mixed use development, and also to keep and reuse the remaining railway buildings and structures. Although most of the project is still under construction, I was able to get a grasp of it as I was walking … Continue reading King’s Cross – An extraordinary part of London is finally taking shape?

Peter Zumthor – Atmospheres

Peter Zumthor is one of my favourite architects and when I saw his book ‘Atmospheres’ in the library I couldn’t resist. It’s basically a printed version of a lecture that he delivered back in 2003 with editing kept to a minimal.  It was an easy and fun read with great illustrations. It gave an interesting insight into the mind of the architect, and the way … Continue reading Peter Zumthor – Atmospheres