Gardens of all sizes on the West Side of Vancouver – from professionally landscaped to the sweat and tears of the homeowner, they all have the passion for the garden and it is a pleasure to view them.
West Coast Modern – Is both how the building situates on the landscape and how the interiors relate to nature – connecting to the environment…
selected leading Milan Architect Piero Portaluppi (1888-1967) who was already building several residences in the neighbourhood. With a distinctive career in architecture, city planning, decorative arts, restoration, exhibition display as well as writing and teaching. Portaluppi was well established and considered brilliant and creative.
As a longtime fan of Fornasetti’s work, I could not visit Milan without a visit to Fornasetti HQ and Showroom on Courso Venezia. Bold, whimsical and distinctive – Fornasetti’s work […]
his former private Palazzo from the 17th century, now Museo, is located on Via Manzoni, Milan (near Teatro alla Scala) is the private collection of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli (1822-1879) who was the last heir of the possessions of two prominent families.
Villa Bagatti Valsecchi. A mansion located between Via Gesu and Via Santo Spirito in Milan, Barons Fausto and Giuseppe Bagatti Valsecchi’s extraordinary collections showcasing their love for the past and the Italian Renaissance
Skedans Haida Village, Gwaii Haanas Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site
Emily Carr, Canadian Artist, Writer and Adventurer - a National Treasure.
Views of English Bay, Vancouver’s North Shore and Spanish Banks, this terraced garden sprinkled with exquisite BC Native sculptures + art. A highlight of the Heritage Vancouver annual fundraiser garden […]
Heritage Vancouver (heritagevancouver.org) has hosted a fundraiser Garden Tour for five years, people generously open their gardens, this is my third time enjoying. From the grand to cottage, there was much […]
Built in the 1880s in George Square, the City Chambers is the headquarters of council serving the City of Glasgow. Enter through a loggia and be met with a mosaic […]
Sorry this 3rd post is delayed, lack of good wifi :)’hope you enjoyed the pix of the Great Pavillion and the Show Gardens earlier this week. Sue With many large […]
Cottages, castles, royal palaces and other architectural gems viewed with a Blue Badge guide throughout the Tour. This is a small group of 16 on a private bus for transportation staying at four star hotels in London, Bath and Royal Tunbridge Wells.
The Private House Co. In Design Quarter was my favourite home decor stop. Beautifully laid out and displayed, it almost looked as tho you could move in. An emphasis on […]
Beechwood Gardens in Johannesburg, South Africa opened to the public for a charity fundraiser by Gardens of the Golden City. A gorgeous home and 3.4 acre garden originally designed and built in the 1940s.