Architecture

“There is no need to destroy one significant cultural legacy in order to celebrate another”

The Obama Presidential Center will be presented to the Chicago City Council today. But its proposed siting in the city’s Jackson Park will both remove acres of public land and blight Fredrick Law Olmsted’s historic landscape design, argues The Cultural…

1960s Diamond Redfern Anderson-designed midcentury property in Dublin, Ireland

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1960s Diamond Redfern Anderson-designed midcentury property in Dublin, Ireland

Thanks to Ultan for letting us know about this 1960s Diamond Redfern Anderson-designed midcentury property in Dublin, Ireland. It has an interesting and lengthy tale, which you can read about here. But to cut things short, let’s just say that this estate was intended as the modernist dream back in 1963. Open plan living inspired […]

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Apartment in the brutalist Park Hill development, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Apartment in the brutalist Park Hill development, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

We saw these up for sale ‘off plan’, but this is the first time we have seen an apartment in the brutalist Park Hill development, Sheffield, South Yorkshire on the secondary market. Once upon a time, this was the future. Streets in the sky and a self-contained inner city village that had its own shops, […]

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selgascano fills ‘second home holland park’ with natural light, bright colors, and plants

the building was previously the studio of fashion photographer john cowan in the 1960s, before richard rogers’ architectural practice occupied the building in the 1980s.
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