Posted by gudjon | 24 February 2016
YDYO on the News

YDYO; The Foreign Language building in the News: Arch Daily Architect News Newsflow 24 The Architecture In Sight Designcurial  lvshedesign Gooood   Location: Izmir Year: 2015 Project design: Gudjon Thor Erlendsson for AUDB, Özlem Akın (IEU), & Michael Young from IEU Site Architect/project manager; Hüsnü Alpan Design Team; Yağmur Arıcı, Mehtap Altuğ, Structural Engineers; Ardalı Ltd. Şti. Service Engineers; Electricity : Özyavru Ltd.Şti.,  Mechanics...

Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 01 June 2016
Pop-up shop on the News

The pop-up shop for Bottletop is turning heads and being noticed in the media: Inhabitat Regent Street The Daily Mail WWD Eco-Age FOTS Popsugar The Sun Location: Regent Street and Redchurch Street in London Project Design: Gudjon Thor Erlendsson and Andreas Krause of Krause Architects Client Collaborator: Oliver Wayman from Bottletop

Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 05 June 2016
London; In Crisis

For anyone living in London the cost of housing is a hot topic. The price of housing has been rising faster than income for years. Initially effecting students and the low wage earners, expanding to the professional middle classes. The housing crisis seems to be a relentless chronic condition of the city. Year from year...

How we hated tower blocks
Posted by Roger Crimlis | 20 June 2016
How we used to hate residential towers.

In the current London building boom with its many towers with benign and amusing nick-names, it’s hard to imagine that residential towers in the UK were until recently viewed with considerable hostility. Yet even at the height of tower hatred there was a brief moment when a select few saw the tall residential block as...