Category Archives: Architecture

Palais Garnier shop

Boutique de l’Opéra National de Paris, Palais Garnier, Paris. A beautiful mix of the old and new, lit by lights reflected off of huge convex mirrors, this boutique shop in the Palais Garnier sells all things opera and ballet related, from … Continue reading

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Leighton House Museum

Leighton House Museum, Kensington, London. The house was once home to Victorian artist Frederic Leighton who over a period of 30 years expanded the building and filled it with treasures from all over the world. The centrepiece of this work … Continue reading

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The Lowry

The Lowry, Manchester. Set in the regenerated Salford Quays, The Lowry complex consists of two theatres, studio and gallery spaces, a restaurant, and cafes & bars. It is named after the artist L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of … Continue reading

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Brunswick Centre

The Brunswick Centre, a residential and shopping centre in Bloomsbury, London. Equally loved and hated for it’s modernist architecture, the 1960’s concrete structure is a listed building containing 560 flats. In 2002 the centre received a much needed £24 million … Continue reading

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John Rylands Library

John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester. A stunning Victorian Gothic building that was opened to the public in 1900. The library has the appearance of a church, though the actual concept was of an Oxford college library on a larger scale. … Continue reading

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Museum of Childhood

Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green, London. Home to the V&A’s collection of childhood related objects and artefacts, spanning the 1600s to the present day. A haven for children and a chance for adults to revisit their childhood.

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Pissotière

Pissotière, Montparnasse, Paris. Yes, one of the things I shot whilst racing around Paris for a day was this urinal. A police car pulled over as I was taking photos – although they were puzzled as to why I was … Continue reading

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