Abandoning Old Modes: Hebridean Blackhouse

Written for Folly Newsletter, edited by Rosie Ellison-Balaam Abandoning Old Modes is an appraisal of the effect landscape takes on architectural form and respectively, the effect of this union on everyday action. Perhaps something important lies is subdued means of living and making. Founded on the use of surrounding material, the Blackhouse was a means… Continue reading Abandoning Old Modes: Hebridean Blackhouse

Weald and Downland Visit

The Weald and Downland Living Museum is central to the conservation of architectural and craft building practice. The museum is located in Singleton, north-east of Chichester, and works to save damaged and condemned buildings, dismantling them piece by piece to be rebuilt and repaired on site. https://videopress.com/v/XfZgINXY?preloadContent=metadata John Roberts, On site Woodworker https://videopress.com/v/EcAj3dcH?preloadContent=metadata https://videopress.com/v/5GKTNwry?preloadContent=metadata https://videopress.com/v/QnGZORgp?preloadContent=metadata

Kiplingcotes Derby – A Project on England

The Kiplingcotes Derby is the oldest horse race in England, and fantastically, it is still being run after 501 years. Better still, it is reliably understood that the race has been run every single year. Taking place between the old Railway Station at Kiplingcotes and Londesborough Wold Farm near Market Weighton, the race is run… Continue reading Kiplingcotes Derby – A Project on England

Bodgers – A Project on England

As initial research I read 'The Lost Village: In Search of Forgotten Rural England', a work by Richard Askwith. In an account with a local villager, Mr. Pitt of Stoke Row, there is mention of a form of village industry that I hadn't yet heard of. In the years after the war, those without houses… Continue reading Bodgers – A Project on England