Commerce is alive with excellent, insightful articles and ideas for this reimagined post lockdown work place. Many addressing the need to work away from the office to de-densify the work place.
January is usually a time for looking forward and making new resolutions, often with the aim of improving our health and fitness or achieving personal goals.
We join JOA co-founder Jane O’Connor walking across London from Waterloo to visit a client’s site in Euston. Setting off across Waterloo Bridge she reflects on her career to date as we admire the ever changing panorama of the skyline, pointing out several buildings she has worked on over the years. She first moved to the city she now calls home over 20 years ago to work for a practice specialising in theatres, initially working on the National Youth Theatre HQ where she transformed a listed old gentleman’s club and warehouse into offices, rehearsal rooms and workshops.
Mary Quant at the V+A
The overwhelming message we took from the exhibition, other than her obvious talent as a fashion designer, is her mastery of brand identity and business acumen.
Christian Dior – Designer of Dreams, V+A, London
Our first opportunity to see an exhibition in the subterranean gallery of the new Exhibition Road Quarter of the V+A. We were very excited.
Magna Carta ‘Writ in Water’ Project
By Mark Wallinger and Studio Octopi.
Runnymede – Surrey – England
More sculpture than building in the truest sense, it was still definitely worth a visit. Although next time I’d take wellies, the approach to the entrance was a bit muddy.