The rebirth of Saltdean Lido

The rebirth of Saltdean Lido

July 25, 2019

The story of the decline and restoration of Saltdean Lido, an Art Deco gem on England's south coast.

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Focus on: Concrete

Focus on: Concrete

July 09, 2019

An exploration of the use of concrete in architecture from the Roman times to the brutalist buildings of the present day. Why has this material endured as long as it has, and what is its future?

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The Actual Size Guide to Iceland

The Actual Size Guide to Iceland

June 26, 2019

Nick writes about why he loves Iceland so much, and recommends things to do and see when you visit. First featured in Actual Size Magazine.

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Bishop Edward King Chapel

Bishop Edward King Chapel

May 13, 2019

A portrait of the striking Bishop Edward King Chapel in Oxfordshire.

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Poetry and Architecture

Poetry and Architecture

May 07, 2019

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Last Christmas Posting Dates 2018

Last Christmas Posting Dates 2018

December 07, 2018

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Beauty, Blampied and Brutalism an interview with architect Kimberley Harris

Beauty, Blampied and Brutalism | Interview with the Architect | Kimberley Harris

March 08, 2018

An interview with architect Kimberley Harris, who talks about concrete and brutalism from a technical and aesthetic point of view, and names some of her favourite concrete buildings.

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Build Tiny Cities with Arckit

Build Tiny Cities with Arckit

June 08, 2017

Dublin-based Arckit are launching two new products called Cityscape and Masterplan, which between them open the world of urban planning to would-be architects of all ages. Launched with the help of a Kickstarter campaign, founder Damien Murtagh talks about his motivation.

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Welbeck Street Car Park, a Photographic Tribute

Welbeck Street Car Park, a Photographic Tribute

March 24, 2017

A photographic tribute to the brutalist Welbeck Street car park, by architect Michael Blampied; one of London's finest examples of brutalism and scheduled for demolition. The first of a series of modern architecture posts by photographer Nick Miners.

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