"So Leandro we are sitting on a window ledge in Dalston. Can you tell us why we're here?
"The idea is to create a facade that will resemble the architecture of the . . . neighborhood and um - that has always been part of my interest to bring the ordinary architecture as a stage for the public to participate in a kind of fiction that would be built through the experience." — The Guardian
Though edging on the sphere of art, Erlich's Dalston House provides a publicly accessible perversion of what would otherwise be banal architecture. This project uses that unexpected architectural content to foster rich narratives both as unique experiences and serendipitous performances. As...
Adjaye first designed a free-standing floor mirror, then added a wall version after Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, the owner of Salon 94, said clients would want them. There are options — fully or semi-reflective, or — Adjaye’s personal preference — a black mirror, which he said is “more about silhouette and profile, not showing every detail of a person.” — tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com
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