Posts tagged with East-Village
Saddlers House14 Mar 2019
Saddlers House, East Village (May 2016) “The friezes helped us to express some of the paradoxes involved in making a piece of city out of a transient festival event” Niall Mclaughlin Architects. Digital scans of the Parthenon Stones were cast as concrete panels for the exterior of Saddlers House and show athletes getting ready…
East Village photo walk06 Mar 2017
Saddlers House, East Village (March 2017) It is over three years since the first residents moved into East Village, formerly the London 2012 Athletes’ Village. Next month, I will be leading an architectural walking tour for the RIBA Friends of Architecture to view this legacy of the Games. More information and some places still available on the RIBA website.
East Village03 Oct 2016
Temporary site in front of Saddlers House (May 2016) Photographing East Village, four years on from the 2012 Games, and the locations that are future development sites.
East Village high-rise30 Aug 2016
Construction site in front of Vesta House (August 2016) Construction work in East Village on the foundations of the N08 development includes a 30 storey tower and another that is slightly smaller. Hard to see how it won’t overbear the existing uniformity of the Athletes’ Village buildings and especially Vesta House.
Urban Photo Fest10 Oct 2015
This year’s Urban Photo Fest is themed (re:) Thinking the Street and opens at Tate Britain on Friday the 23rd October with a keynote address by London photographic artist Rut Blees Luxembourg. On Sunday 25th I am making a small contribution which is to lead a photo walk through my…