Category Archives: Architecture & Buildings

Facade

One from the archive today, that I came across as I was sorting through images for use in up-coming Camera Club talks. This is Arlington House, an eighteen-storey residential tower block built in the early 1960s in Margate, Kent. It’s … Continue reading

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A Motif

Regular readers of this blog will know I was skiing recently in Whistler. I was not blessed with good weather and spent more time than expected exploring Whistler village. Whistler is a modern ski resort less than 60 years old … Continue reading

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Facade

Just off Oxford Street in central London down an alleyway on the way to the Photographers Gallery you will find this facade. An abstract on a grand scale. Layered reflective strips creating a fractured surrealistic impression of neighbouring properties. A … Continue reading

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Eccentric windows

Some images immediately pose the question ‘Why?’. Why is there that large window-less space to the right of those windows? What is behind those windows? Perhaps they light a stairwell. This was taken near Victoria station in central London, an … Continue reading

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Shapes

First impressions are often wrong, sometimes very wrong. My first glance as I approached this building did not inspire me. But when I crossed the road my opinion changed. Completely. I loved it. This is the Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne … Continue reading

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Balcony Cafe

There are some buildings that I return to time and time again because they just appeal to me so much. This is the Balcony of the Backstage Cafe – part of the Backstage Boutique Hotel above the Cinema in the … Continue reading

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Stonework

On the day after a UK General Election when there has been an unexpected political upheaval, something solid and dependable merits attention. So, I submit this stone pillar – or the detail thereof – as something that has weathered time … Continue reading

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