In his foreword to House & Garden's 2008 Green by Design supplement, Prince Charles wrote: 'Why, I must ask, does being "green" mean building with glass and steel and concrete then adding wind turbines, solar panels and water-heaters, sedum roofs, glass atria - the paraphernalia of the new "green building industry" - to offset buildings that are inefficient in the first place?Craig Hamilton has rigorously implemented the Prince of Wales's philosophy of building sustainably: materials have been reused, other materials have been sourced locally, and the craftsmen and builders working on the project are based locally.
Julia lives in a four-storey terrace house in west London with her husband and two young children.
It’s not surprising that Charlotte and Alexander di Carcaci live only in seventeenth- or eighteenth-century houses.The first time I met Charlotte, she appeared like a vision floating across the old-fashioned tea room at Brown’s Hotel in London.
There are no lost causes in architecture.This was the belief that defined the Taller de Arquitectura’s repurposing, begun in 1973, of an abandoned cement factory outside Barcelona.
The doorbell at Bowhill is an intercom bearing a small, worn white sticker on which is inscribed in biro 'Their Graces'.This informality combined with grandeur sums up this house, which is one of the three principal seats of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry, the others being Drumlanrig in Dumfriesshire and Boughton in Northamptonshire.
Bella's first love was fashion.