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Photography | Old Sanlitun

Photography | Beijing | Old Sanlitun

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Barcelona Pavilion | Mies Van der Rohe

Difficult to photograph without architecture students walking into your shot wearing their luggage on a study tour pilgrimage, the Barcelona Pavilion is another building I visited in Spain in 2010. Unlike the forty or so students that were swarming over the building, I didn’t visit the pavilion while studying...

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Barajas Airport Madrid | Richard Rogers

Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and opened in 2006, the Barajas Airport in Madrid is one of the largest buildings in Europe and one of the continents main aviation hubs. I was travelling overland through Spain in 2010 and took the train from central Madrid to visit the...

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Cuisine | MOSTO + MODO

It used to be that you could get steak sandwiches and hamburgers from a few places around town and at a stretch you could find a reasonable Caesar salad and half decent glass of Sauvignon Blanc at one of the five star hotels – thankfully these days are long...

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Patrick Sloan HOK | Bakrie Tower

I designed this project while Design Director & Vice President with HOK. The project is the corporate HQ for the Bakrie Group of companies. Located in the Kuningan area of Jakarta, Indonesia and completed in 2010, the building has 48 levels and is 214m high. I have yet to get some photographs...

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Supertall Towers | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill

When completed, the recently approved 1609m high Kingdom Tower in Jeddah City, Saudi Arabia, will be the tallest structure in the world. Designed by American firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, the project is proposed as the center piece of a 23 square kilometer city and will provide accommodation...

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From the Archives #2 | The Old Great Wall

In March 2008 I did a quick trip out to Dunhuang in Gansu province. In addition to these amazing sand dunes on the edge of the Gobi Desert there are also several remaining sections of the Great Wall that are apparently over two thousand years old.  

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From the Archives #1 | Raise The Flag

The first overland trip I did in China was a weekend turn around to Datong and Pingyao on an overnight train, in late February 2004. The 40,000 Bhudda caves near Datong, in Northern Shanxi Proivince are really worth travelling to. My photography of the caves isn’t really worth sharing but the...

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