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Coffee Stop at the Fox & Goat

We called in at the Fox and Goat over the weekend while out shopping. It’s another British pub that has been hauled back from the brink of extinction… 42 more words


Notes from Mexico City

Gabriel Kozlowksi, a SMArchS thesis student in the Urbanism program, travelled to Mexico City over MIT’s Independent Activity Period (IAP) this January. He writes about his travels from the centers to the peripheries of Mexico City examining neighborhoods constructed by an imported model of subsidized housing. 1,350 more words


"Reflections in pink and purple": The view from Vauxhall Bridge to the Albert Embankment in London, UK

London, UK, images, cities, buildings, areas, dawn, 5th March, winter,

River Thames, viewed from Vauxhall Bridge, Albert Embankment, Camelford House, Government Offices, Peninsula Heights, Vauxhall, behind the riverfront: New Spring Walk, Coding Street, Glasshouse Walk, Tinworth Street, Farley House, Spring Gardens, Salamanca Street, Black Prince Road 8 more words


Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool

Laid out c1750 as a tree lined square and Ladies walk on land owned by the Wolstenholme family, the square has a fascinating history being built up since c1756. 42 more words



Destruction and demolition are the necessary prerequisite to regrowth and rebuilding.

In the process, sometimes the almost demolished building becomes something surreal, almost a gigantic work of installation art in its own right.