As you might have noticed, lately this blog has been mostly personal updates rather than actual 🐺🍧 cσ𝓝ⓉẸＮ𝕋 🐠😝! The reasons for this are multiple… I’ll recount the most direct ones. A) Almost two months ago I started teacher training which finally filled my days with lots of hours of supervised work and got meContinue reading “Varsity jackets, sunsets, busy autumn”
This is a rushed article so not edited; bear with me though, it expresses most of what I needed to say. Lately, meaning especially in late June when construction started, an important topic in the local news in my hometown, Torun (a 200,000-resident city in northern Poland, located along the main river in the country,Continue reading “[Torun, PL] Pavilions on Philadelphia Boulevard”
It’s no surprise that settings can be, and often are, important parts of a story told through a movie/book/show/whatever other fictional form. But so far, video games (or computer games, or digital games) have not been classified as fictional forms until very recently, and their status as ‘fictional forms’ has been neglected and even rejected.Continue reading “Storytelling through houses in The Sims 2 – Pleasantview (part 1)”
I love looking at houses. Seeing where and how people live can give us a great insight into what their everyday life is like and what obstacles and benefits they might encounter on a daily basis. In fact, one of the things I liked the most about my job as delivery cyclist at JustEat (apartContinue reading “Coldean – affordable housing under construction (to open in summer 2023)”
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”
hala na bema part 1
Please help me identify the building I’m talking about so that I can edit this post so it makes more sense to you.
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”
Snippets of Polish architecture, pt. 1.
The greatest loss that came with the demolition of old St James Centre (1975-2016, architects: Burke & Martin 1964-, Hugh Martin & Partners 1969-) is the footbridge above Leith Street. I mean, wouldn’t you…
I took some photos now that I got back to Torun, check them out for some blocky awesomeness/ugliness/intrigueness.
Some photos and some poor captions from my visit to Boston Public Library on the way to Maine last summer. French-American architecture at its best, with some Italianesque frescoes in the interior.