Visit to University of Sussex campus

Omg, so this was completely incidental. It would’ve been not incidental had I remembered more from second year architectural history lectures. Last Thursday I went to Sussex University campus to sign up at a dental practice, and the architecture there… struck me. I was honestly baffled wondering how anyone could build something so beautiful andContinue reading “Visit to University of Sussex campus”

New Filmhouse outside Sheraton Hostel revised

Back when I was still in Edinburgh, in 2019 or 2020, I don’t remember, Richard Murphy from Richard Murphy Architects came to the basement of ESALA in Chambers Street to give a lecture. At the end of the lecture, he broke the news of his studio’s new design for a cinema centre, to be builtContinue reading “New Filmhouse outside Sheraton Hostel revised”

Typespotting’s the Polish trainspotting

The recent couple of years saw a massive increase in alternative place photography Instagrams. The app started with square, oversaturated, filtered photographs. Then we got the polished photographs, more subtly filtered (thanks vsco) but still severely detached from things looked like in reality. Now we’re blessed with crude authenticity, all ordered with appropriate hashtags, thatContinue reading “Typespotting’s the Polish trainspotting”

Scandi style at Bristo Sq

Austerity, modest colour palette, and functionality preserved at these “Scandinavian-style lodge” lodged in Bristo Square, Edinburgh. Inviting and warm despite the unavoidably approaching winter months. The ultimate pill to combat coronavirus.