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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

Fantasy Architecture: Restore the Regent Street Colonnade

An occasional series where I look at something and ponder – what if. 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

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

Frobisher Crescent at The Barbican

Thanks to an invite from the chaps (and chapesses) over at the Londonist, I found myself lurking around the entrance to The Barbican Centre this morning – waiting for a chance to have a look at the first significant redevelopment

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 Open City – An Exhibition

There is a moderately interesting exhibition on improving open spaces in London – currently being shown in Somerset House. It is full of lots of BIG signs and fluffy filler which doesn’t actually tell you anything – and a rather

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