This home in Japan derives its unusual shape from the tough local climate – and has some clever ways of keeping family life storm-free too.

Published in News
Thursday, 09 October 2008 22:18

Element by Cecil Balmond

Nature, structure and elemental beauty... the needle is stuck on Cecil Balmond’s record, finds Beatrice Galilee.
Published in ICON 059 | May 2008
Friday, 25 April 2008 08:29

Review: Element by Cecil Balmond

Nature, structure and elemental beauty... the needle is stuck on Cecil Balmond’s record, finds Beatrice Galilee.
Published in NEWS
Wednesday, 12 September 2007 11:29

Cecil Balmond | icon 028 | October 2005

Cecil Balmond I don’t know why I survived London but I was certainly frightened when I first came. I came to England from Sri Lanka in ’62. London was boiling with racial problems, and I had a full dose of it from ’62 to ’75 with the Paki-bashing, that whole era.

London went pavilion mad this summer. The most high-profile folly was Rem Koolhaas' Serpentine Pavilion. The Architectural Association's summer pavilion shares the same DNA as its bigger brother at London’s Serpentine Gallery.