Created by Daan Roosegaarde and first displayed in the Netherlands, Waterlicht , shown at the recent Lumiere festival, imagines the water level a flood could reach if we don’t take active responsibility for our environment. It’s a dream-like installation with the water line above our heads.
If you live in a city and want to know more about the air quality in your area then get in touch with the Pigeon Air Patrol. This innovative idea involves pigeons flying around (as they do) equipped with tiny little air monitoring backpacks devised by Plume Labs, which report on the quality of our air. […]
An estimated 50,000 people marched through central London on a damp grey day before the beginning of the UN climate summit in Paris and here are some of the ways people chose to illustrate this crucial global issue. Wonderfully mobile animal heads at the beginning of the march at Hyde Park Corner Polar bear topped ice floe by […]
Now that Dreamland in Margate has reopened, the vintage fun fair seems to be on the rise. An earlier concept is Carter’s Steam Fair, started in 1977 by John & Anna Carter, who began collecting old fairground rides and restoring them before touring the country to share their enthusiasm. Everything is lovingly restored, even the show […]
On my way back from visiting the Lawn Tennis Association for my Buro4 project, I stopped at the Paddock School Café as had noticed the sign on the way up from Barnes train station. It looked cheerful and welcoming so I gave it a go. I now know that Paddock School is specifically for children with […]
Many of us are used to seeing flint used in buildings in the UK but have you really looked at the different construction? Here are two very different but equally beautiful ones seen in Norwich. This wall was built towards the end of the 14th Century and is the only one I’ve seen where the flint […]