Posts tagged building conservation
How to get the best from your Habitat & Hospitality imagery

Habitat & Hospitality is a wide categorisation which includes many of the photo assignments I am usually appointed to do; it involves to work for architects, interior designers, furniture companies, construction companies as much as final commercial users, like fashion retailers, restaurants and hotels.

All of them have different needs and targets to achieve; therefore many are the solutions and the variations of this service, which are always tailored and bespoke to each and everyone.

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The Barts and Smithfields for Sinclair Johnston & Partners

It doesn’t happen every day to jump into the history of "The Barts".

Londoners like to give nicknames to everything around, and The Barts makes no exception: its official name is The Royal Hospital of St Bartholomew, one of the oldest hospital in Europe, being founded in 1123 and still occupying its original site and providing all medical services.

I had recently the opportunity to shoot at The Barts for a leading engineering firm, Sinclair Johnston & Partners, who mastered the refurbishment works of its West Wing. Their project has been conceived as landmark to showcase how a historic building can be sympathetically modernised to provide an appropriate environment for 21st century medicine.

The finished building houses works of contemporary art and has won an award for the best patient environment in the NHS.

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Real v/s Hyper-Real secret No.4 revealed :: adding life

For the fourth and last weekly issue of the mjf’s “secrets” I am going to show you how a typical interiors photographic service could be transformed in something certainly more “animated”.

We have been lucky to get a commission of that kind by Well-done Medium Rare Architects, an innovative design and architecture practice in London.

The following are a couple of images taken on one of their recent projects, a refurbishment of a beautiful apartment in Covent Garden.

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