Buried Bilbao – The Quiet Spain

As someone who studied architecture, the Guggenheim in Bilbao has ALWAYS been one of those buildings. It constant mention and its unique sculptured design have put it top of my list. But I never managed to get there due to one thing or another. Until this year. I embarked on a Spanish trip which included…

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Majestic Madrid – Time for the Capital

I have been to Spain a few times, the first being to Barcelona during a university trip. A beautiful coastal city with ample architecture delights to showcase. And as a university trip, it was. After that was a family trip to Malaga, the opposite of the Barcelona holiday. A leisurely traipsing around a city trip…

East End – London’s Hipster Quarter

London's East End is known for its quirky finds. It diversity has helped with its street-food, its eye-popping street art and its general shabby chic street decorations. However London changes, Brick Lane and surrounding areas still have a old school charm of brickclad, cobbled street and ethnic street signs. Due to area being "cheaper" than…

The Architecture Guide to Bruges

Bruges is a small city located an hour from Belgium. After coming from Brussels, the size is contrasting. However, the small size does not mean it doesn't pack a punch. A UNESCO-listed old town, architecturally rich with well-preserved authentic gems. As you make your way from the train station to the city centre, (a short…

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The Architecture Guide to Brussels

A weekend trip to Brussels during the Christmas Period is not complete without a light show. A 20-minute show shown through the main square in the city centre. Depicting across the buildings, on all four sides, making it a beautiful sight to see. Stood in the centre, the bright blue lit up Christmas Tree adorned…

The Architecture Guide to Belgium

Belgium Architecture Belgium architecture like most of Europe is known for its conquests and its occupiers, predominantly, the French and the Dutch so expect beautifully coloured buildings, finesse and style everywhere you turn. As a pinnacle centre for science and the arts, it has been known for its riches and these have seen investment into…