Sculptures like Towers – the artwork of Saloua Raouda Choucair (1916 – 2017) - 7 Architects in Practice
Choucair's sculptures had been gathering dust in her apartment in Beirut for many decades before they were finally displayed in an exhibition at Tate Modern in 2013......
There is a long tradition of using architectural models and prototypes in the design process and often they influence a project far beyond their use as a design tool to become objects that exist in their own right and sometimes even outlive the buildings they were inspiring.
For the next instalment of our women’s series, we thought it was only right we focus on our Founder and Creative Director.
A couple of weeks back writer Chi San Wan and Photographer Jess McCormick made their way to Nick’s Hackney apartment to find out more about what surrounds, inspires and excites the Studio Nicholson chief.
Here is what they found out…..
This sequence of images relates to one house, which is ultimately the subject of these pictures. The photographs, taken at different moments of the project’s life, depict mostly materials, textures and details.....