- A powerful, eloquently-argued essay by Tim Abrahams. that takes apart the Stadium for London 2012 piece by piece, providing fascinating insight into the process by which this strange structure was designed and built. Drawings by the excellent illustrator and architect Nigel Peake.
- RT @David_TBC: A highly entertaining 'dummies' guide' to English football from the New York Times ... nytimes.com/2013/05/21/spo… 6 hours ago
- RT @ccawire: Henry Ford bought Wilbur and Orville Wright's cycle shop and moved it to Greenfield Village, Michigan. cca.qc.ca/en/collection/… 1 day ago
- RT @joancollinsobe: Really enjoyed #Star Trek thoroughly entertaining and great special effects 3 days ago
- RT @jbenedictbrown: @timabrahams @bldgblog We have one in Norfolk too: binged.it/16qZq3W 5 days ago
Tag Archives: orbit
This short film essay looks at how man has built and talked about elemental architecture forms since the Tower of Babel. It takes the viewer inside the ArcelorMittal Orbit for the first time as well as placing it in historical … Continue reading
I want to say something about the history of the relationship between towers and the Olympic Games, leading to a few comments on the outpourings of disgust around the ArcelorMittal Orbit. It is often forgotten that this began with the … Continue reading