Bikers in Florence

Last year we were walking round Florence looking for a specific bridge so my wife could recreate a painting by Henry Holiday called ‘Dante and Beatrice‘. The bridge had a very very narrow pavement and bikes would come hurtling around the corner every few seconds. I decided to use this slightly hazardous situation to try […]

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Heinz Mack: The Sky Over Nine Columns

As part of the Venice Architecture Biennale Heinz Mack installed nine golden columns on the  island of San Giorgio Maggiore. The installation is made up of nine identical columns, decorated with over 850,000 shimmering golden mosaic tiles intended to reflect the light of the sun and moon. It’s quite something on a sunny day.  

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