He is a architecture and design writer with a self-confessed unhealthy obsession with Zaha Hadid. What do you do: Architecture and Design Writer Favourite designer: Philippe Starck for both functionality and childlike enthusiasm but also the Eames’ for setting a universal benchmark. Favourite design destination: London Inspiration: The courtyard of the Royal Academy of […]
September 6th, 2010
He is a architecture and design writer with a self-confessed unhealthy obsession with Zaha Hadid.
What do you do: Architecture and Design Writer
Favourite designer: Philippe Starck for both functionality and childlike enthusiasm but also the Eames’ for setting a universal benchmark.
Favourite design destination: London
Inspiration: The courtyard of the Royal Academy of Arts in London has a special balance of historic classicism and exciting new ideas. And it offers tranquility amid the chaos of Piccadilly.
Work in progress: Two upcoming civic projects by Zaha Hadid: the Pierres Vives in Montpellier, France and the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center in Azerbaijan. I have an unhealthy obsession with her. I like to think she mixes shapes found in the natural and formal sciences with Ken Adam’s set pieces.
Other areas of interest: New travel destinations, biographies of great dead people, 70’s soul and pop music, British sitcoms, cake.
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