Tag Archives: Architecture

Stepped Facade

This is a building I’ve walked past six times in the last few weeks not far from Victoria Station in London. It’s never the same. The light is different, the sky is different, the angle of light is different. The … Continue reading

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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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Into the Interior

The modern concept of using glass as cladding or facade for buildings allows us to see into them to varying degrees depending on a range of factors including the direction of light, its intensity, the degree of reflectivity of the … Continue reading

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Geometric patterning

The world would be a very different place without glass. That is a statement of the obvious. But it is when you view reflections in so-called flat glass windows that you appreciate that glass is so much more than a … Continue reading

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