By the Sea

Architect designed, the 1930s house stood steady on its Wealden sandstone hill, looking down on the village by the sea. Here the petrified forest has drawn pouting, pierrot faced singers, artists, designers, film-makers and theatrical types through the years; barring the intervening two decades, Gielgud would have bumped into Bowie here at Pett Level. ImagineContinue reading “By the Sea”

Delhi and North India

The architecture and culture of Northern India is one of constant assimilation, adaptation, and syncretism or synergy. But architecture doesn’t live apart from a wider culture. Architecture, like art, philosophy or any study of the human condition is intimately connected with what’s going on around it. There are many reasons for the ‘Indian way ofContinue reading “Delhi and North India”