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We sit down (from afar) with the London-based photographer to get his take on the past life of a Brutalist icon on the cusp of transformation
Swooshing in just in time for the start of the ski season is Méribel’s newest ski-in/ski-out hotel. With admirable restraint, the Paris-based interior architect Pierre Yovanovitch has gently terraced into the side of a meringue-white slope to spread Le Coucou’s 55 rooms, suites and chalets over ten cascading levels of rugged stone walls and spacious terraces.
Having magnetised waves of Chinese tourists to its original base in Bilborough, near York, the thoroughly British Scotts Fish & Chips has set its sights on Chengdu, making the unorthodox leap to China for the opening of its second venue.
The latest Design Museum exhibition explores how humans could inhabit Mars, asking a series of psychological, philosophical and practical questions. How do we stay human on a place not designed for humans? How are we going to stay safe and sane on a 9 month journey to Mars? At what point do we become Martians?
The Hilton group could not have picked a better spot in which to debut its Curio Collection in Mexico City, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Zocalo and the 13th century Museo del Templo Major all within easy reach of the Umbral.
Ningxia may not loom large on most people’s itineraries, but the region, knifed through by the Huanghe river in China’s central north, features some of the country’s most spectacular countryside. All of which makes the bucolic 15-room Lost Villa a conv…
After seven decades, Op art doyenne Bridget Riley proves to be as perception-shifting as ever in the largest and most comprehensive retrospective of her work to date, staged by the Hayward Gallery in London
Hornsey Town Hall is undergoing a restoration and renovation led by Far East Consortium and Make Architects. The regeneration of the site includes two new residential buildings, and a new arts centre, hotel and co-working space in the Hornsey Town Hall building which will be preserved to its 1930s decor and style
In a year rich in Bauhaus inspired offerings, as institutions across the globe celebrate 100 years from the foundation of the famous German school, it might be hard to catch the public’s attention. Yet the latest show at London’s RIBA headquarters, ‘Be…