S T R E T C H C I T Y As we focus on more specific, minute and personal points, issues so broad in their impact arise that they can only be sited in the most universal contexts. Outside any one discipline the most private, invisible and atomic scales have become part of the Read more about A.D. Article ‘Stretch City’[…]
‘THE EVOLUTION OF THE ENGLISH HOUSEHOLD WITH OLDER PEOPLE’ “Architects created an inadequate model which stripped the house of even the slightest connection with the city. … we would gain in self esteem (if)… a synthetic landscape (were) able to provide the utmost freedom to improvise a space which is socially well equipped as part Read more about ‘The Evolution Of The English Household’[…]
Times away from London spent in the country, offer a more physical reality. The opportunities for social times with friends and family or even moments of selfish stillness offer more intimate elements of delight when the country house has architectural moments of engagement, such as: window seats, nooks, winding stairs to sit on, fireplaces and Read more about ‘Weekends In The Countryside’[…]
Dualism is Dead; Long Live the Pastoral We live in an age of environmental doom-saying, informational overload, greater lifestyle choices, shifting family structures and increasingly sedentary living patterns. Also we live in a time of more competing ideas, conflicting offers that confuse our desires, oppositional agendas and dichotomies that dilute our intentions. It is thus Read more about Architectural Design, ‘The New Pastoralists’: Leading Article[…]
We are all trying to save the planet in the 21st Century but how do we do it without becoming too dull? This seems to be the question we should be asking today
In our age of increased technological use, to be Green, we have to make extra efforts not only to save the planet, but also to maintain meaningful connections with people and nature; even with machines.