Tag : Astragal
As a rock star, you think not much could faze Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde. But the singer was distracted during a gig in Dundee this week by the ‘horrible carcass’ of a building being erected near the waterfront
There are early signs that height corridor obstacles might stand between British Land and its vision for Canada Water, after Historic England said its proposed tower cluster would have a ‘profound and far-reaching’ impact on London’s skyline
Astragal: Norman Foster’s ‘Unicorn time’Subscription
Foster’s latest Instagram post shows him in reflective mood
Astragal: How to date buildingsSubscription
Architecture goes viral 😵😵😵
Losing the rill to live • Housing expo undone • Less biscuity, still chunky A curious tale recently doing the rounds told of an intriguing spat between architects and an ‘overzealous’ conservation officer at Bristol Council
East London has waved goodbye to former mayor Boris Johnson’s Olympicopolis and said hello to Sadiq Khan’s East Bank.
Astragal: Libeskind's our main squeezeSubscription
Daniel Libeskind revealed an unexpected dimension to his talents during an event this month, informing the audience he is an accordion virtuoso.
Astragal: Architecture's going to the dogsSubscription
Readers may remember a fundraising initiative from 2013 when 20 star-designers were asked to imagine and build disability-aware dolls’ houses.
An amazing – and currently unsubstantiated – rumour has made its way to AJ towers by a very odd (and sadly undisclosable) route.
Astragal: Which matinee idol has the BFI hired?Subscription
Astragal was excited to learn that German architect and former OMA director Ole Scheeren (above left) is set to build his first UK scheme, a new HQ for the British Film Institute on London’s South Bank.