Throughout June 2015, London will play host to a month-long, city-wide celebration of innovation and experimentation in architecture. The London Festival of Architecture was set up more than ten years ago by The Architecture Foundation, and each year introduces a new theme – with “Work in Progress” being the focus for 2015.
Last week, we took you on a whirlwind tour of five London architectural projects that never came to fruition – you can see the list here. But London’s history contains so many, many more, so today we’re back to show you a further five.
We love all things London Underground. We’re also fond of a drink or two. So, no surprises that we’re intrigued by the concepts of Cahoots which opened yesterday. The bar has been given a late 1940s theme, inspired by the London Underground stations that were used as air raid shelters in the Second World War.
February is the cruellest month – or so the poem goes. Well, it’s certainly one of the coolest. We’ve been keeping ourselves busy, however. Here are our favourite posts from the last month.