I’m a cliche, but l love that stuff. Just wish we had the climate in the UK.
I wish. Never seen it before. Sarf Lunon is full of surprises
Roll down the hill from it and you’d land on your mum’s house.
Next door to the Dulwich Wood House.
Though last time I was at the DWH I was bolloxed. I shall try to be more attentive next time.
Thought our local one was only listed due to the next door church built at the same time, although it appears it has got attention of itself.
Leamington? Will have to visit.
Had a recent project with Milton Keynes Local Authority that looked to revamp the library, has ‘good bones’, just a little tired internally.
There are a number of developments under construction in Purley that appear to use large concrete panels.
I hope ‘lessons have been learned’ from this debacle.
Anyone want a Preston bus station phone case?
The KBC tower in Antwerp.
I think I’m right in saying that it was the tallest concrete structure in Europe when it was built.
Hit by a bomb in WW2 it basically responded with “come and have a go if you think you’re hard enough”.
More like Brutalisk if it were an LP 12 add on.
Art Deco just got stuff right, one of my favourites is the Bacardi building, the interior is just stunning.
I particularly like the (former) Daily Express building on Fleet Street.
Again, the interiors are something else.
Some of the higher end London and European architects are reinterpreting these designs, using similar composition and detailing. This kind of quality exists now, unfortunately not in the mainstream.