Monthly Archives: September 2015
Posted on September 29, 2015 by Toothpicker
Mexican pavilion: You Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well as by Reflection by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo
For those who have visited the V & A museum during the London design festival previously would know that 'seeking' the design installations within the maze-like museum could be rewarding and frustrating at the same time [...]
Posted on September 24, 2015 by Toothpicker
Over the years, I have witnessed how Open House London evolved from a relatively low-key architecture event to a major and extremely popular one. Although it is encouraging to see the public's growing interests in architecture, it is also frustrating because advanced bookings are filled up quickly and long queues are common [...]
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Posted on September 15, 2015 by Toothpicker
I love historical places and architecture that offer insights into the past. In London, there are never shortages of heritage buildings with significant importance; in fact, there are so many that we often forget their existence until the annual Open House weekend!
I enjoy visiting hidden gems all year round, hence when [...]
Posted on September 8, 2015 by Toothpicker
Earlier in the year I wrote an entry on Hampstead's Modernist architecture, and I mentioned the Isokon gallery which opens only in the weekends from March until October.
I finally made another visit to this Grade I listed iconic building on a sunny and warm day (notice the contrast of the photos taken [...]
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