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Travel

The Bristol Hotel, The Doyle Collection – Bristol, UK

The Bristol Hotel, The Doyle Collection – Bristol, UK

Any regular visitor to Bristol will know that the only place to stay is as close as possible to the harbourside. This is the most attractive and vibrant part of town, now largely pedestrianised, where luxury flats sit comfortably alongside converted warehouses and workshops. These house a wide variety of bars, […]

by × November 7, 2018 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Books

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture – Phaidon

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture – Phaidon

For the launch of this spectacular new publication from Phaidon we were kindly invited on a tour of some of London’s major Brutalist landmarks. Starting at the Barbican on the Southbank and proceeding via a series of impressive landmarks like Centre Point and The London College of Physicians it was […]

by × October 23, 2018 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Brutal Utopias: a National Trust celebration of Brutalist architecture

Brutal Utopias: a National Trust celebration of Brutalist architecture

Brutalism is not brutal. At the very beginning of a behind-the-scenes tour of the Southbank, I was embarrassed to discover my understanding of the architectural term has always been wrong, a comprehension apparently shared by much of the population. In fact, the great tragedy of Brutalism was the adoption of precisely […]

by × September 24, 2015 × 0 comments