Sunday 16 December 2012

Edible Architecture

It seems only fitting at this time of over indulgence...........

Gingerbread Treehouse Retreat by Handlin Garrahan and Associates 

Edible Aquarium by C7A (Cambridge Seven Associates)

Sunday 19 August 2012


Natural architecture such as this 'Tunnel of Love' has such a beautiful ethereal quality. This leafy tunnel is on a section of private railway in the Ukraine and has been formed over time by the passing of a train along the track.

Sunday 27 May 2012

Wonderful Copenhagen

..........I couldn't resist snapping a few buildings on a recent break to Copenhagen, so here's a taster!

Sunday 6 May 2012

Architect in the House 2012

I will be participating in this year's Architect in the House scheme in aid of the charity Shelter. Read more about the scheme at

Monday 23 January 2012


A great example of the importance of site specific design is this toilet block at a rest stop in Norway. The building is a cube which is shaped and tilted for solar gain and to provide shelter from the weather. It generates its own power from an array of south facing solar panels. 

The form and the function of the building are symbiotic. The cube is a cleverly designed robust structure working with the landscape; self sufficient, it sits harmoniously within its surroundings.