Since moving to the Poplar area 10 months ago I’ve been fascinated with the Balfron Tower which is a few hundred metres from my home. The building was designed by the Hungarian architect Erno Goldfinger and completed in 1967. It … Continue reading
I caught a train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam for my first visit to the most populous city in The Netherlands, (can’t believe I hadn’t already been). This was during my trip to Rotterdam (last summer) so I was in an Architectural … Continue reading
Until the middle of the nineteenth century, Rotterdam was a modest town in the shadow of Dordrecht, Delft and Schiedam. The dam in the river Rotte, from which the city took its name was built around 1270. The railway links … Continue reading
During the Open House weekend held every year in London many of the cities buildings are opened up to the public, giving a rare opportunity to see inside. I queued up early on the sunday morning to get inside the … Continue reading
I stopped off at Guildford Cathedral on the way back to London a couple of weeks ago, and wondered why I hadn’t done so before. Here are a couple of shots which I took with a 24mm Shift lens and stitched together 3 frames on each.
I spent five days in Berlin last month, a city that has been on my list for a long time. After the devastation caused by Allied bombing during the second world war, much of the city was rebuilt with a … Continue reading
The interior of the Aya Sofya (or Hagia Sophia as it is known in the west) is a building I’ve been looking forward to photographing for years. Originally built as a Greek Orthodox church in the sixth century, later a … Continue reading