All posts tagged: architecture

Dead space

This is a space that somebody designed but nobody cared about. This is a space that somebody created but nobody knew what to do with. This is the difference between the computer-generated walk-through, the unreal virtual reality and the actual reality.

The evil in Milner Square

A long time ago, before I’d heard of Ian Nairn, I read a restaurant review in the Times by – who else? – Jonathan Meades in which he quoted that last line from the entry on Milner Square in Nairn’s London: ‘as near to expressing evil as a design can be’.