Archive for Architecture

Christmas 2015!

Christmas 2015!

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What’s with white?

Why do architects always choose white? Many architects will tell you something about purity, shadows ‘form’. Corbusier liked white, but he was frankly mad. Corbusier designed his houses with a wash basin immediately inside the front door, to be used by all visitors on arrival;…

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The Mac on Fire!

The news of the Mackintosh School of Art on fire in Glasgow was quite shocking for all of the Architects I spoke with at the time. With all the far far far more shocking things going on in the world, the destruction of part of…

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Pimp my Shed

Green roofs seem to be the latest thing in architecture, but I remember seeing grass roofs in Norway when I was little, not sedum either, grass, and those roofs have been used there and in many other places for ever- so how hard can it…

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Adhocism

  • Washing machine light shade

    Washing machine light shade
    Timber saucepan lid and handle


  • Wooden peg kettle switch


  • Washing machine light shade

It is a tragedy to me to have something 99% functional that for the want of just a little thing is rendered useless or, more annoying, inconvenient! A handle, say, on an oven door or a pan lid maybe –’ just until we get a…

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