Category : Architecture

09 Feb 2017

Moritzburg Museum Extension by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos – FMP Precedent

History of Moritzburg Castle The ancient castle of Moritzburg is located in the city of Halle, Germany and is an example of typical German Gothic military architecture at the end of the 15th Century. The building has had a turbulent history that is reflected in the multiple alterations that the caste has undergone. However, the building still maintains its original structure of its main architectural features including the surrounding walls, three out of four of the original round corner towers […]

08 Jun 2016

Why We Should Preserve and Re-Purpose Our Disused Power Stations

  As I am becoming interested in how industrial architecture can be home to less industrial spaces, I would like to show a few quick examples of how power stations can be converted into something new and can look beautiful on the skyline. These are some of my favourites. Examples of Converted Power Stations Tate Modern – London Baltimore Power Plant – USA Lots Road Power Station – London In my opinion, it is a shame that more unused buildings […]

03 Jun 2016

The Building That Got Away

This is the building that I originally wanted to use before I found out that it had been demolished to make way for the new University Riverside Campus. I think that this was a beautiful building and it is such a shame as I believe that something amazing could be created from this old power station. Nun Mill Power Station – Northampton There were many reasons why I wanted to use this building; firstly I wanted to embrace the idea […]