City Slicker

City Slicker

By my reckoning, London has 13 railway termini, surely many more than any other city. Many retain their Victorian character with soaring iron and glass vaulted train sheds, and several have  undergone major renewals in the last decade. St Pancras, for example has gone...
Towering Ambition

Towering Ambition

How things change. Until a decade or so ago, nobody, at least not in Britain,¬†aspired to live in a tower block. Councils up and down the land had built towers to house those who couldn’t afford the cherished Victorian terraced house, thirties semi, or detached...
Iceberg, right below!

Iceberg, right below!

Chances are, if you have a cellar, that it’s used for storage; wine perhaps, or no longer used toys. It’s probably got a damp problem. Few of us are lucky enough to have one of these at the bottom of the stairs. The current fashion for building downwards,...
Mood Indigo

Mood Indigo

Asking how long it takes to photograph a house, is a bit like asking ‘how long is a piece of string?’ Is a single wide angle shot of each room all that’s required? Or does everything down to joinery details and fabrics need to be recorded? For some...