I try to make visiting the Serpentine Pavilion a yearly appointment. It is so interesting to see what architects do with the same brief. Diébédo Francis Kéré, the award-winning architect from Gando, Burkino Faso, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2017. As an architect, Kéré is committed to socially engaged and ecological design in his practice.Read More
The team behind Village Underground in Shoreditch intend to restore a derelict cinema in Dalston. The former Savoy Cinema, built in 1936, will be given a new lease of life as Hackney Arts Centre (HAC).Read More
London is your oyster is here for three years now! 🎉 I'm planning an update very soon, as I have a full notebook after a marvellous birthday weekend in my favourite city. I'm also planning on creating more videos to let you experience 'my London' even more. Here's a first teaser. Enjoy!Read More
It has been quiet here (too busy with non-London things...) but now I want to do an overview of London news I came across recently and wanted to share with you.
#1 Thumbs up on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth
#2 London seen from a helicopter
#3 Stik (and other street art) in Shoreditch
Hello there, my name is Robin Nierynck, a 23-year-old journalist from Bruges Belgium. I’ve been living in London since October 2015, after completing my BA in York and my Master’s in Cardiff.
When I moved to London, I wasn’t too sure what to expect. And to be sure, now that I’ve spent some time here I can say, it’s a right mess – always busy, crazy expensive and everyone is obsessed with brunch. But of course, as you probably know if you’re reading this, it certainly has an infectious charm and gets you excited about just about anything. Including brunch.
Living in a flat in Bethnal Green, I’ve fallen in love with the East End and all its quirks. Right on the edge of Victoria Park, my little flat may not be much, but it feels as though I’ve got a world waiting on my doorstep.
So due to my incredible favouritism when it comes to the East End, I have themed my contribution to include my top 5 East London places. Enjoy!Read More