Chris Dyson and a sense of time and place

Posted on Fri, 4 Jun 2010 by midcenturyjo

Buildings have a sense of place and time. They relate to where they are, when they are and vice versa. Buildings have a past and a future and the whole complex web winds around the inhabitants and the environment. Architect Chris Dyson and his team take pride in the sense of place of a building whether it is a Georgian reno in Spitalfields, London or a large development in China. What I love about his portfolio the most is his reworking of traditional buildings in a modern way. Taking their past into a future by understanding what they were, are and what they could become. No foisting a purpose or “persona” on them. No bowing or breaking. Just fulfilling and freeing.

Morella says:

.. stunning !!! ­čÖé

Mercedes says:

Its like a match make in heaven.

Danielle says:

So masculine! I really like the simplicity and the chandeliers are great too!

Bev65 says:

Bravo!

ooh, i love the staircases and the cafeteria-style dining setup. have a lovely weekend, ladies!

Denyse in Ottawa says:

I love everything I see – especially the kitchen…swoon…

denise says:

Very nice.

LuauNow says:

The light fixture in the first photo…any idea where it’s from?

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