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
Chris, this sounds fascinating; I've been helping the C20 on this issue this week, having been badgering TfL for some time myself - could you contact me please? Not sure if my AJ profile allows it but if not please see the Contact tab on my own website http://www.chrismrogers.net/ Many thanks Chris
But for a parallel incident of catastrophic (and fatal) failure caused by inherent manufacturing defects in a component, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Airlines_Flight_232#Cause
Interesting; SOM currently work out of their own Broadgate Tower too. Hopefully Rogers won't get TOO closely acquainted with bits of his own building (see other headline) as he comes in each day...
Comment on: Tottenham Court Road Station revamp opens
Somewhat stunned that no Tfl announcement has been made. I think it's a shame, though, that the old Victorian shop entrance adjacent will now be closed - spent 30+ years using it. BTW, the only thing exceptional about the JLE is the engineering - much of the architecture is average at best, terrible at worst, and the finishes and workmanship are poor in many places.
Comment on: Walkie Talkie's Sky Garden opens to the public
Impossible to judge w/o going there; the ultra-wide angle lens images don't help.