Architect: Stephen Taylor Architects

Origins in Translation

Origins in Translation

By Mari Lending

Broken bits of ancient architecture piled up in the foreground of a printed page is a topos in the canon of architectural publications. An early example takes place in the frontispiece of Sebastiano Serlio’s book on antiquities. Produced for the first edition of the third book, written in Italian and published in… Read More

Alternative Histories: Stephen Taylor Architects on Robbrecht and Daem

Alternative Histories: Stephen Taylor Architects on Robbrecht and Daem

Our proposal reimagines the Aue Pavilions project by Robbrecht en Daem through an extreme exaggeration and distortion of the original work’s spatial ideas. The ensemble of carriage-like volumes are reimagined as a continuous sinusoidal form which opens up to the park, raised on stumpy pilotis.  Instead of a series of… Read More

Stephen Taylor: Urban Rural

Stephen Taylor: Urban Rural

The existing enclave of Shatwell Farm has seen a slow decline in its agricultural industry over recent decades, rendering many of its buildings derelict and redundant. The project is seen as part of a process to revitalise the farmstead at Shatwell. Whilst dairy farming is expected to continue and its… Read More