What we've seen
This collection of beautiful photographs is by Portuguese photographer Fernando Guerra and it is to celebrate the 20th Anniversary this year. We’re still yet to visit this stunning piece of architecture by Peter Zumthor but it’s definitely on the to do list.
Where we've been
This week we visited the Bankside installation by Camille Walala. We’ve followed the work of Walala for a while now and were really happy to see this installation for the London Design Festival. Walala’s signature graphic style is clear to see here and is a successful re-imagination of an everyday mundane procedure.
What we've done
This week we went to a brilliant lecture from the newly returned British Ambassador to the US, Sir Peter Westmacott. The lecture was for the British-American Project and was hosted in the offices of Arcadis. Sir Westmacott described the current turbulent political landscape in the US and his involvement over the years. Brexit was one of the main talking points during the Q & A session and it certainly was impressive to hear from a man which such impressive knowledge commentating on the current global politics.
What we're reading
Getting things done by David Allen
‘GTD’ seems to be an acronym which has been coined by David Allen. This book promises to be an introduction to developing a more productive lifestyle. Productivity which can be applied to work life and personal life.
What we've watched
This is a really thorough interview with the great architect Norman Foster. It’s a really interesting insight to the long spanning career and all the impressive achievements of his firm. The questions asked by the interviewer at the end are particularly interesting and give an insight into Foster’s own perception of his legacy which he will inevitably leave behind.