Four London projects win Landscape Institute annual awards

Four London projects win Landscape Institute annual awards

Four winning London projects celebrated success at the Landscape Institute’s annual awards. The projects included The Hive, an integrative sculpture at Kew Gardens; the regeneration of a suburban high street; climate change adaptations to social housing estates; and an ecology masterplan for central London. The College of Fellows’ Award for Climate...

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Proustian Moments at The Athenaeum

Proustian Moments at The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences building was originally a gentlemen’s club called the Junior Athenaeum, the word loosely translating as library after Athena the goddess of wisdom. It later passed to the Rank Organisation who welcomed their movie stars to stay when filming in London studios. Since the 1990s it...

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Hilary Mantel: A Place Of Greater Safety

Hilary Mantel: A Place Of Greater Safety

In our monthly feature on classic literature Max Feldman climbs the scaffold for Hilary Mantel’s bloody history of the French Revolution, A Place Of Greater Safety, initially released in December 1992. Hilary Mantel is often held up as one of Britain’s greatest living novelists, but even after the burst of...

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