It has been 50 years since the first residents moved into the Barbican Estate in 1969. The former Cripplegate area, destroyed by a bombing in December 1940, was to be the site where architects Peter Chamberlin, Geoffry Powell and Christoph Bon designed the Golden Lane Estate. Here is a quick survey of all our Barbican-related pictures:… Read more »


Photographed by doublespace, York University Station develops themes first explored in underground stations for Canary Wharf in London and the Bilbao Metro in Spain: its design considers the surrounding public space and connections to the city, and uses natural light to intuitively guide passengers from the entrance down to the platforms. More than a functional… Read more »


Photographed by Edmund Sumner, a house that uses recycled materials to suggest memories of the place: the project looks at the idea of recycling and collage in several ways, from the very physical – like materials, energy, etc. to the intangible – like history, space and memories. The front façade sets the tone for what… Read more »


©Ed Reevede Paor’s Pálás cinema occupies the site of a former 1820s Georgian merchant’s house in the heart of the Galway’s atmospheric Latin Quarter, a stone’s throw from Spanish Arch and the banks of the Claddagh River. It is a soaring, seven-storey monolith comprising of a three-screen independent cinema and ground floor restaurant and bar…. Read more »

Moritzkirche, Augsburg, Germany. Architect: John Pawson, 2013.

Link to image Link to Set The church of St Moritz has been through many changes since its foundation nearly a thousand years ago. Devastating fires, changes in liturgical practice, aesthetic evolution and wartime bombing have each left their mark on the fabric of the building. The purpose of this latest intervention has been to… Read more »