Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bridging moan

            In an era when we don’t make anything anymore, you can’t help but admire the work to extend the Caversham Road railway bridge. Not only was it done on time, much of it in … Continue reading

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Metal Boxed in

        Long standing residents of Reading will know the building in the foreground here as  as Metal Box. It’s the odd shaped block in front of it’s new neighbour One Reading Central (ORC), home to Yell. Metal Box … Continue reading

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High IQ

If there is one possible good thing to come from the recession, it may be developers are having to compete harder for the busines that’s out there. And that means better buildings. Happily one rare bit of nice modern architecture … Continue reading

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Losing Focus

              As one of the big names in DIY begins to vanish, a marked contrast can be seen between the way these shops have set out their stall and the way supermarkets have. Like … Continue reading

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