Category Archives: Architecture

Water tanks – a study

I have no ida why I have a fascination with roof-top tanks in New York, but I do so here are some.

Water tanks – a study

I have no ida why I have a fascination with roof-top tanks in New York, but I do so here are some.

Wrap up NYC

I have not been so well during my visit (man ‘flu) so I haven’t been posting regularly whilst repairing my health. Feeling better I ventured yesterday to the Frances Tavern in the financial district (Broad and Pearl Sts). The building

Wrap up NYC

I have not been so well during my visit (man ‘flu) so I haven’t been posting regularly whilst repairing my health. Feeling better I ventured yesterday to the Frances Tavern in the financial district (Broad and Pearl Sts). The building

Presidential Palace

Despite a large police presence and concrete bollards around the whole block, I managed these snaps of Trump Tower (without arrest – so far). Bollards surround Tiffany’s, which is next door. In the photo above and below, you can see

Presidential Palace

Despite a large police presence and concrete bollards around the whole block, I managed these snaps of Trump Tower (without arrest – so far). Bollards surround Tiffany’s, which is next door. In the photo above and below, you can see

The Solow Building

This is my second favourite building, though there are some new challengers. I find it very striking. I love the open courtyard spaces. And artwork. But they reserve their tights to the land so it’s not public space.

The Solow Building

This is my second favourite building, though there are some new challengers. I find it very striking. I love the open courtyard spaces. And artwork. But they reserve their tights to the land so it’s not public space.

Guy’s Hospital

Nothing quite like a visit to hospital to make one queezy at the end of the day.Although St Thomas’ Hospital has relocated to the southern end of Westminster Bridge, it’s former neighbour, Guy’s Hospital, opened by Thomas Guy (who was

Guy’s Hospital

Nothing quite like a visit to hospital to make one queezy at the end of the day.Although St Thomas’ Hospital has relocated to the southern end of Westminster Bridge, it’s former neighbour, Guy’s Hospital, opened by Thomas Guy (who was

The Shard

Early morning mist obscures this new landmark, viewed from Waterloo.It looms larger as we approach along the South Bank of the Thames.Comprising, offices, the Shangri La Hotel, sky residences and several floors of observation decks.A view from the top, level

The Shard

Early morning mist obscures this new landmark, viewed from Waterloo.It looms larger as we approach along the South Bank of the Thames.Comprising, offices, the Shangri La Hotel, sky residences and several floors of observation decks.A view from the top, level

The South Bank

I didn’t want to meet my Waterloo but I did have to meet the indomitable Sophie Campbell under the clock in Waterloo station.Today we went for a walk through the South Bank of the Thames from Waterloo to Tower Bridge.We

The South Bank

I didn’t want to meet my Waterloo but I did have to meet the indomitable Sophie Campbell under the clock in Waterloo station.Today we went for a walk through the South Bank of the Thames from Waterloo to Tower Bridge.We