Chris Rogers writes on architecture and visual culture. His first book, The Power of Process – the architecture of Michael Pearson, was published by Black Dog in 2010. Chris has written for The Big Picture Magazine, Little White Lies, The Architects' Journal, Art Quarterly (the magazine of British charity The Art Fund) and Art of England. He has guest-edited the London Architecture Diary and was invited to join the community of digital reviewers linked to the renowned Almeida theatre in north London. In 2011, Chris was engaged by architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris to write project information packs including that for the Chobham Harris Academy, a new school built in the London 2012 Olympic Park. Chris was commissioned by the Senior District Judge for England & Wales to write A Courthouse in Bow Street to mark the closure, in 2006, of Bow Street magistrates’ court, and reviewed work by internationally-acclaimed artist Richard Walker for his autobiographic book Image and Myth, publi
Fair points Les, but personally I do prefer the new one - I dislike multiple mansards that pretend to not be floors. I like the new massing.
"We firmly believe that this link building transforms an underused - and sometimes abused - shortcut into a welcoming walkway" Brilliant - blocking a way completely makes it more welcoming?!
Shame, Fountain House was the very first London Lever House copy.
The real sadness is that we could have had Fitzroy Robinson's exquisite Crosby Court/Standard Chartered around for another ten years
Given how vast the bldg is inside - far far bigger and taller than it ever appears in pics - the kids must go missing/be scared..BTW no need for first comma in "Design for Homes boss, David Birkbeck, who spotted...".