Architecture porn on display at Cannon Street
Over the past couple of weeks, I have received a steady stream of press releases about some new exhibition thing that seemed to be rather indifferent in nature. Indeed, it sounded like it was just some displays stuck in the windows of an office block.
Fantasy Architecture: Restore the Regent Street Colonnade
Regent Street in central London, while looking very impressive and of a certain age, is a relatively modern street, with a layout that is just under 200 years old -- replacing old slums -- and the buildings that line it today are themselves only around 100 years old as well.
London Festival of Architecture Debate
This came via an email and looks interesting – and in the absence of a website to link to, I copy it below. London Festival of Architecture Debate Thursday 24th June 2010 at the Apple Store, Regent Street in association…
The Village inside a Military Firing Range
Last night I popped along to a lecture on Brutalism and Militarised Space hosted by the Art and Architecture organisation. The event was based around three speakers followed by a short Q&A session and was a mixture of talking about…
London’s Riverside Amenities – An Exhibition
The ever excellent Building Centre in central London (just off Tottenham Court Road) is hosting an exhibition about plans for waterfront living and transport in the city. Not just the obvious River Thames and Lee Valley, but also several other…