Always one to keep abreast of current affairs, see my article on ten top reuses of abandoned public toilets around the world. You might be surprised at what’s possible with a jet-wash and some imagination.Read More Transforming the toilet
I recently came across an interview with Ken Schles about his photographic projects, Invisible Cities and Night Walk, in which he gives a visceral and eye-opening account of reality in downtown New York in the late 70’s and 80’s. Well worth a read for photographers, urbanists and city-inspired artists.Read More ‘A forbidding and wild place’: New York in the late 70’s
I was used to seeing abandoned buildings around London; every borough seemed to have them. But most were tantalisingly out of reach, separated from the street by security fencing adorned with threats of CCTV and round-the-clock security. So I was both thrilled and taken aback when I saw no such barrier to the blocks of […]Read More You’re Not from South London, Are You?