Dear Fourth Door mailing list folks I’ve been asked by Rowland Keable, Mr Rammed Earth (at least on this small Atlantic island) to let people know about this year’s CLAYFEST, which this year is happening virtually on Zoom at the end of the week – check here. So, I am doing so. Clayfest 2017 In addition, […]
Pioneering the Potential: Natural Building Materials across the Weald & Downland A symposium and projects tour hosted by Fourth Door in Lewes, Sussex. A full day introduction to natural building materials featuring a morning symposium and afternoon coach tour visiting projects, and demonstrating Sussex’s pioneering natural building materials role and potential. Friday – July 12th […]
Re-envisioning architectural symposia – two versions I – In Lewes – This Saturday 29th September Building with Water Symposium with MakingLewes Water, Building, Architecture, Material Sources and the Future Symposium Saturday September 29th, 13.30 – 18.00 Fitzroy House, Lewes, BN7 2AD Tickets – £8.50 Concessions – £6.50 – Tickets availalble via Eventbrite Featuring: Ruhul […]
After the post below I found some nice pix of Dyson’s Bellingham Baidarka workshop; proof of sorts that he never disengaged from the world of books. Just look at those shelves….
It was summer 2001. I had just finished a three hour interview with George Dyson within a few hundred yards of Winchester Cathedral. He disappeared off to back to where he was staying, and meet his father, Freeman; somewhere in the back streets of the medieval town. I thought it unlikely I’d meet him again, […]
Well, a few weeks back I was going through a new issue of the New York Review of Books (as, yes, we do in these parts…) and guess what, Dyson has just had his new book published in the States. Titled Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe it looks as if it’s a […]
If you’ve found Unstructured’s piece on Stuttgart 21 and its connections to larger European projects of interest you may well find the recently published edition of the Built Environment Journal could also (in the spirit of Amazon) “be of interest.” Volume 38 focuses entirely on Railway Station Mega-Projects and the Re-Making of Inner Cities in […]
After approaching the Passivhaus Trust about making a link to the new Unstructured’s Passivhaus feature, they asked if I’d highlight their Prof Feist seminars and masterclasses happening at the end of June in London, Glasgow and Cardiff. Click here for further info.
On the phone to Katherine of London’s WaughThistleton, trying to arrange to talk with Andrew W, Katherine responds, “tomorrow isn’t looking beautiful. the day after is pretty though.”