Everything a Woman Ought to Know…

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I told client of mine recently that I was always on the look-out for architectural books of almost any sort. I am gradually amassing quite a collection, all of which give me a great deal of inspiration when it comes to design and layout for…

The Case of the Half-Coffin Stair

The world of architecture is filled with specialised words and expressions, a language which enables us to understand the structures of buildings and their decoration. We have become familiar with terms such as corbels, cornices, entablatures…

The Model Career?

It’s interesting to wonder just how you arrive at your job. How much is luck or destiny. Everyone has talents of one sort or another. Mine are luckily all aligned towards art and design. I have always drawn and made things, ever since I was…

Out of the Past and into the Fuchsia

I think that as a Londoner it has been impossible not to have felt deeply moved by the Olympic Games. I would freely admit that I am not what you might call a sports fan; in fact I am regularly teased by friends and family alike for having no…
Grey sky

Long to rain over us

I’m all for the British obsession with the weather but I have to say that things are really getting out of hand nowadays. With Wimbledon week upon us recently it was really no surprise to see the heavens open on a daily basis and for us…
Alwyn Villas

NEW WEBSITE! Live Today!

Thanks to Red 2 Design for the wonderful transformation of the website. Great to see it all up and running. www.archistory.co.uk We hope you all enjoy the new features the it has to offer, new pages and layout. Check out the film 'Where do…