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London Design Festival. Architectural Highlights: Amanda Levete, David Chipperfield, Timothy Hatton, John Pawson, Will Alsop

The temporary design festival and expo has long provided opportunity for architects, designers and engineers to flex their mental and material muscle free from the constraints of larger and more functional commissions In favour of experimentation and creative freedom. Mies van der Rohe’s pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona had no need to worry … Continue reading

John Pawson: Perspectives. Installation at St Paul’s Cathedral. 19 – 23 September 2011. London Design Festival

St Paul’s Cathedral was topped-out exactly 300 years ago and as part of the London Design Festival 2011 John Pawson is creating an installation, Perspectives, at the base of the Geometric Staircase, over 15 metres high and with 88 steps, in the South West Tower. A metal and Swarovski crystal half-hemisphere allows visitors a greater view of the cathedral … Continue reading