Haven't done much (ie nothing!) since Hebden Bridge but today went to The Royal Academy to see the Peter Cook RA (Archigram) exhibition. I am a great fan of both his highly innovative architecture and the way he and his collaborators draw and present their work. Then onto The Serpentine Gallery to see the Bjarke Ingels pavillion. Quite different this year. A friend described it as Leggo. I can see what he means but it is hugely successful - unlike my sketch. Although a very simple concept really difficult to draw so I chickened out, doing the Gallery with just the edge of the stacked boxes which make optical waves as you look from different angles. From one simple unit, hollow square 'tubes' stacked a fascinating variety has been achieved. Inside it is pleasantly calm despite being a cafeteria....
Sketching thoughts and stories from John Webb.