Tag Archive: architecture

Hello, gingerbread version of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater!

Looking around for ambitious Christmassy gingerbread houses this stunning sugar-and-spice version of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater pinged onto my radar. It’s not a project for the lazy – Melodie and Brenton Dearden spent… Continue reading

How cool is this Mondrian-inspired building?

I have no idea what this building is for (although my guess based on the area of St Petersburg is that it’s for apartments) but it was so cool! If Piet Mondrian designed… Continue reading

The Emperor’s Castle – Thomas Hillier

This weekend I finally managed to got to the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition. Among the works, I was pleased to see Thomas Hillier (whose The Migration of Mel & Judith was my favourite… Continue reading

Living avenue of trees in Westminster Abbey. Can we keep them?

I ended up watching about five minutes of the royal wedding this morning – enough to see the setting and the dress. While the world is poring over pictures of said dress (Sarah… Continue reading

Ghost sculptures

Earlier this year I saw Valérie Jolly‘s work at the Alexia Goethe Gallery – it was a collection of white tissue paper versions of objects and architectural features. They draw attention to the… Continue reading

Thomas Hillier Q+A

Following on from my visit to the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition I had the chance to speak to the architect Thomas Hillier – the man behind the highly commended piece (and my personal… Continue reading

Palladio, Royal Academy

Today I went to the Palladio exhibition at the Royal Academy. There were some amazingly detailed models of villas, palazzi and assorted other things from the Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea… Continue reading