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architecture firm LAN has completed a monolithic minimum security prison in nanterre, france, clad in self-weathering steel sheets.
The photographer's nightlife scenes have been parked for the meantime as he launches his new series – shot earlier this year while visiting family in Plymouth, Devon. “It wasn’t a project I set out to do, but like many ideas, it came from walking with a camera.”
Colour is creeping over our cities, thanks both to an explosion in street art but also designers and architects’ subsequent confidence in splashing rainbow-hued graphic treatments over their walls. But the line between street art, fine art and architecture is increasingly blurring as artists are invited to weave their own distinctive works into the fabric of buildings.
Nothing makes the connection between indoor and outdoor space like a courtyard. This week’s roundup of images from Pinterest celebrates some of the best examples, from a Japanese house built around a family’s beloved tree, to the open-air courtyard of an apartment block in one of LA’s densest neighbourhoods.