4 Mar 2020 – noon GMT – 7°C Partly Cloudy – Co. Dublin, Ireland
I started looking for places that we might visit that had been designed by the architect Edwin Lutyens. There are a few candidates, the most likely being war memorials. Thiepval may be possible from Péronne on the Somme itself where we’ll be taking a day off after 34 days on the road.
I was lucky to have had many opportunities to visit and stay in the home of a family friend, a home designed by Edwin Lutyens. Through those experiences, I came to appreciate the benefit of absolute control in design. Architect designed bannisters, door handles and chairs are not just accessories, their presence transcend the generations, preserving the original ideas for a very long time.[Read more…] about Architecture