Archive for August, 2014

Architecture and integrity

Posted on August 29th, 2014 · Posted in Architecture, Uncategorized

First I must thank Bob Borson and his blog ‘Life of an architect’ for triggering the theme for this post. It deals with the question “What does integrity mean to.. read more

Britain’s Tallest Building

Posted on August 28th, 2014 · Posted in Architecture, London, Uncategorized

In this video London architect Graham Stirk the lead architect on the ‘Cheesegrater’ building in the City of London discusses what is the tallest building in Britain and where architecture has.. read more

Unfortunate marriage of new and old

Posted on August 27th, 2014 · Posted in Architecture, Historic Buildings, Uncategorized

Oliver Wainwright the Guardian’s architecture and design critic often reveals fascinating architectural gems in his articles. Having trained as an architect, worked for several architectural practices and written a lot.. read more

Waterloo area of London

London is the Most Influential City in the World

Posted on August 21st, 2014 · Posted in London, Uncategorized

Forbes Magazine has ranked the most influential cities in the world and London heads the list. London architects and interior designers at 4D Studio agree! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/11040736/In-pictures-the-ten-most-influential-cities-in-the-world-according-to-Forbes.html?frame=3009326   4D Studio Architects.. read more

Architect Smiljan Radić

This Year’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is Worth a Visit

Posted on August 17th, 2014 · Posted in Architecture, London, Uncategorized

  London architecture – the Serpentine Pavilion 2014 designed by Chilean Architect Smiljan Radić and open 26th June to 19th October 2014 at Serpentine Gallery is certainly worth a visit –.. read more

Louis Kahn ‘the brick whisperer”

Posted on August 17th, 2014 · Posted in Architecture, London, Uncategorized

Louis Kahn’s impact on 20th century Architecture was hugely influential and has been compared with Corbusier and Mies Van Der Rohe. He used to advise his students that if they.. read more

This is an important information source for London architects

New London Architecture (NLA) is well worth a visit

Posted on August 10th, 2014 · Posted in Architecture, London, Uncategorized

If, like me, you are interested in London and its built environment the NLA has a role to play. At its Store Street HQ you’ll find not only London architects but.. read more

Residential architects like black and white interior design

The Eternal Couple: Black and White – 4D Studio Featured on Homify again

Posted on August 8th, 2014 · Posted in Interior Design, Uncategorized

We’ve uploaded some great pictures and information on Homify that show projects our interior designers have completed and their content department liked them so much that they’’ve decided to use.. read more

Modern architecture in the City of London

Posted on August 7th, 2014 · Posted in Architecture, London, Uncategorized

It is all too easy to take the environment in which we live for granted and as a London architect I am surrounded by not only a wonderful historic environment but also.. read more

Modernism with a KISS

Posted on August 4th, 2014 · Posted in Architecture, Uncategorized

As a residential architect I am often asked what modernism is about – think of those wonderful open plan, highly glazed, horizontal, often cantilevered, homes that feature in American movies,  and.. read more