SkyGarden

SkyGarden is the new “public” space at the top of 20 Fenchurch Street, a new skyscraper in the City of London. People may know the building better as the “walkie talkie” or “walkie scorchie” (in light of its ability to melt cars and scorch the streets). //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js 20 Fenchurch Street was designed by architect Rafael …

It all looks different from up here…

Today I was lucky enough to visit Coq D’Argent, a restaurant in the city on the roof garden of 1 Poultry in the City.   1 Poultry is perhaps one of the last buildings of the postmodernist architectural movement/style to be completed. It’s certainly striking, with its pink and yellow alternating limestone cladding. It has …