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Willis Building 40th Anniversary - Sir Norman Foster Building, Ipswich

So, finally got round to looking through all the images I took a couple of weeks ago, of the Willis Building in Ipswich. It was the 40th/Ruby Anniversary of it being built by Sir Norman Foster in 1975. 57 more words

Sunny Suffolk

British Museum

There are some locations that inspire and excite me every time I go there.  Even though the essence itself doesn’t change, each time you return to a certain place it’s possible to find new ways of seeing it.   120 more words


Deutschlive im Jahre 69: Around town

The Reichstag after its insult of being burned and closed by Hitler, then being bombed to smithereens by the Allies.

Today I started my day, by taking my letter of entry, my passport and heading to Brandenburg Tor for my visit to the dome of the renamed, Deutscher Bundestag. 578 more words

Visual Arts

The Index, Dubai

The Index, Dubai, UAE

The Index is an 80 floor, combined residential and commercial building situated just off the Sheikh Zayed Road, between Downtown Dubai and DIFC. 38 more words


Scenes from Berlin - 05

The Reichstag, first opened in 1894, and the scene of some momentous occasions in its history, is today again the home of Germany’s national assembly, the Bundestag. 98 more words


Reichstagskuppel - 2

Berlin: Der Reichstagskuppel, the dome, by Sir Norman Foster
©Tom Gagner Photographer


The greatest structural engineer of the twentieth century.

If you want to know someone go and live with them. Or at least spend some quality time in their presence. That’s what I inadvertently did with the great Irish structural engineer Peter Rice. 735 more words