Open House Weekend: Crystal Palace Subway

              We were invited to visit Crystal Palace Subway as part of Open House London 2013, last Sunday. The Grade II Listed subway is normally closed to the public, but the Crystal Palace Subway organisation are campaigning to re-open it. The subway was built as part of the Paxton’s Crystal Palace complex,…

              We were invited to visit Crystal Palace Subway as part of Open House London 2013, last Sunday. The Grade II Listed subway is normally closed to the public, but the Crystal Palace Subway organisation are campaigning to re-open it. The subway was built as part of the Paxton's Crystal Palace complex,…

Architectural Model Exhibition 27-30th June, Turner Contemporary, Margate Part 2

A glorious day by the seaside! Here are a few pictures of the Architectural Model Exhibition at the Turner Contemporary Art Gallery in Margate, organised by local surveyors, Betteridge & Milsom as part of Love Architecture 2013.           A hugh variety of different types of models were on display from many eminent architects and it…

A glorious day by the seaside! Here are a few pictures of the Architectural Model Exhibition at the Turner Contemporary Art Gallery in Margate, organised by local surveyors, Betteridge & Milsom as part of Love Architecture 2013.           A hugh variety of different types of models were on display from many eminent architects and it…

Architect in the House 2013

We are taking part in Architect In The House 2013, organised by Shelter and the RIBA to help the homeless. In exchange for a £45 donation to Shelter, David will undertake a consultation at your home. Whether it’s inspiration for a study, an extra bedroom, or just better living space you need, we can offer…

We are taking part in Architect In The House 2013, organised by Shelter and the RIBA to help the homeless. In exchange for a £45 donation to Shelter, David will undertake a consultation at your home. Whether it’s inspiration for a study, an extra bedroom, or just better living space you need, we can offer…

Architects’ Journal

The Architect’s Journal or AJ as it is known, is a weekly publication that showcases the best of UK architectural practice. One of the most popular features of the Architects’ Journal web site is the  Architects’ Journal Buildings Library. The library showcases photographs and detailed drawings of notable architectural projects. Over the past few months, our Maldon…

The Architect's Journal or AJ as it is known, is a weekly publication that showcases the best of UK architectural practice. One of the most popular features of the Architects' Journal web site is the  Architects' Journal Buildings Library. The library showcases photographs and detailed drawings of notable architectural projects. Over the past few months, our Maldon…

Weald and Downland Museum Part 2: Gridshell

The Downland Gridshell building, designed by Edward Cullinan Architects, is the enormous covered workshop area of the museum. A gridshell is a lattice structure, which gains strength from its double curvature. Allowing great spans to be bridged without any intermediate supports, the structure is large enough to accommodate whole building restoration under cover. The gridshell…

The Downland Gridshell building, designed by Edward Cullinan Architects, is the enormous covered workshop area of the museum. A gridshell is a lattice structure, which gains strength from its double curvature. Allowing great spans to be bridged without any intermediate supports, the structure is large enough to accommodate whole building restoration under cover. The gridshell…