Posts tagged with heritage
Nelson House26 Apr 2019
Nelson House, Rotherhithe (April 2019) Nelson House dates from the early 18th century and is London’s only surviving example of a type of Georgian property built for prosperous shipyard owners. This view, from within Russia Dock Woodland, is back far enough to better reveal the parapet roof and octagonal cupola. The house is heritage to Rotherhithe’s ship-building past and was listed in 1949.
Masjid Jamek - Kuala Lumpur21 Jan 2019
Jamek mosque, Kuala Lumpur (January 2019) Designed in the Mogul style by British architect A.B. Hubback, the Jamek mosque in Kuala Lumpur opened in 1909 and is one of the oldest mosques in Malaysia. While visiting the Masjid Jamek area earlier this month, it was noticeable just how much work…
Gasholders07 Dec 2018
Gasholders, St Pancras Lock (May 2018) An image from the summer made while on several walks to the St Pancras Lock area in part visiting these iconic industrial structures which, remarkably, are now luxury flats. Gasholders elsewhere in London have either been removed or are under threat but here is preservation and a new purpose for heritage that…
Hopton’s Almshouses13 Sep 2018
Hopton’s Almhouses, Southwark (March 2018) The Almshouses photograph is from a new set of Musicity London locations released for the London Festival of Architecture in June. The Hopton’s Almhouses in Southwark are ‘dwarfed by Neo Bankside and the Tate Modern extension and appear an architectural anomaly in the high-rise Bankside of the twenty-first century’. Musicity invites recording artists to…
Kings Yard26 Jan 2017
Kings Yard Energy Centre, Hackney Wick (Aug 2016) Continuing with photographs made four years after London 2012; this is White Post Lane in Hackney Wick and Kings Yard, notable as the building that escaped demolition in 2007 and is now part of the Olympic Park Energy Centre.