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Jørn Utzon and Le Corbusier. Interior Collaboration, Sydney Opera House

Jørn Utzon, 1918-2008, won the international architectural competition for the Sydney Opera House in 1957. He worked on the building with Ove Arup and Partners as the civil engineers from 1958-1965, until a change of government in 1965 raised issues over the construction cost and schedule. Utzon resigned from the building programme in 1966 and … Continue reading

London Open House + The Hidden House – Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st September 2014

London Open House is the annual architecture event that opens doors into 850 public buildings and private houses throughout London. The event started in 1992 and has been copied around the world. While it is intriguing to see inside such buildings as 10 Downing Street, the Embassy of the Slovak Republic or Foster Partners Studio, … Continue reading

Smiljan Radić: Serpentine Pavilion 2014. 26 June – 19 October

Chilean architect Smiljan Radić has designed the fourteenth Serpentine Pavilion open from 26 June – 19 October 2014. The temporary Pavilion occupies a footprint of c. 514 sq. metres on the lawn of the Serpentine Gallery. The semi-translucent, cylindrical structure, designed to resemble a shell, rests on large quarry stones. The 2014 Pavilion is designed as … Continue reading

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft. Adam Richards Architects

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft is a finalist for UK Museum of the Year 2014 following a major design and refurbishment by Adam Richards Architects. The existing museum buildings have been restored, a new entrance, shop and café have been created along with an introductory gallery with a Wunderkammer, the exhibition spaces reimagined, and … Continue reading

Bridget Riley: Mural for St Mary’s Hospital, London. 2014

Bridget Riley has created a new mural for St Mary’s Hospital, London. The 56-metre long mural is painted directly onto the hospital walls, and the saturated colours and flowing, rhythmic stripes bring vibrancy to the clinical environment, transforming the experience of the space in the hospital, for patients, staff and visitors. The work was commissioned … Continue reading