'Hardwick Hall, more glass than wall'

‘It's curtain walling, but not as we know it.’ I'm referring to Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire, built some 400 years ago under the guidance and guile of Bess of Hardwick (c. 1527 - 1608) and stonemason and the first described 'architect' in Britain, Robert Smythson (1535 -1614). This most extraordinary...

Churchill College, Cambridge

One of 31 colleges that make up Cambridge University, Churchill College was founded in 1960 to honour and hold the papers of the great man himself. The college is set in several acres of land to the north of the city centre and the buildings are the result of a limited competition held in the late 1950s....

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TARS a study of movement and design

The plot of sci-fi blockbuster Interstellar focuses primarily on space exploration, black holes, and time travel. In my opinion what goes far beyond sci-fi stereotypes is Interstellar’s portrayal of AI. TARS, the main robot featured in Interstellar, looks nothing like a human. It also looks nothing...

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