The London Water Tower, an incredible conversion of a listed Venetian style water tower, nestling between Kennington and the 'iconic' Elephant & Castle in southeast London, has been given a whole new purpose in life, bridging the old and the new, from public utility to luxury domicile. By Rachel Ang.
Over the past 50 years new life has been conjured into of the historical ruins of Suffolk's Snape Maltings. Rachel Ang uncovers the history of the disused 18th century industrial buildings and the stunning, sensitive, architectural transformation of this complex, which started with Benjamin Britten's vision to create a Music Campus for Aldeburgh Music, to the most recent conversion of the dovecote, into a creative studio. Photography Philip Vile.
Museo Semana Santa (Easter Sculpture Museum), Hellín
The beautifully renovated 18th century palace, Casa del Conde, in southeast Spain, has been designed by Exit Architects to house the religious sculptures of Hellín, in the Museo Semana Santa. Still awaiting funds to finally furnish the museum, the building seems cavernously empty, as if waiting for the sculptures to finally bring back life to this historical building. By Rachel Ang.
What it's like to be ... James Bond - 'The Other Fellow'
This soon to be released feature documentary follows the lives of real men around the world who have been blessed with the name, James Bond - without the 007. Matthew Bowyer of Sydney, creator and director of 'The Other Fellow' talks with Ash Moses.
'A Magazine' loves the work of New York design team Roman and Williams. Their interiors have a relaxed, lived in, almost industrial feel to them that we find comfortable and unpretentious. Rachel Ang takes a closer look at their work and their style .
Nature has a beautiful way of being kind to those that have put up with the longest ,coldest winters by giving them the richest display of spring flowers. After an interminable icy winter in New York, Beth Whitman takes her camera to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens to celebrate the blossoms - NYC’s own version of the traditional Japanese cherry blossom festival.
Singapore is getting a reputation as more than just a stopover - the newly built Gardens, with science fiction-like trees, puts Singapore on the radar as not just a shopping destination - you can now head to these beautiful Gardens - albeit man-made. By Rachel Ang.
Vivid sees Sydney's built environment transformed into a magnificent canvas to showcase a multitude of talented and creative individuals. Vivid Festival 2013 ( 24 May to 10 June ) colours the city - from the sails of the Opera House to the MCA's magnificent facade and the Harbour Bridge - with an array of dazzling lights, projections and sounds. Photography by Mark Sherborne.
'A Magazine' loves the look of this Rio de Janeiro house and decided to delve further into the works of the late Alberto Pinto, the highly successful and bold designer, who was based in Paris. We discovered a huge and diverse body of work ranging from comfortable stylish interiors (like the Rio apartment, that turns out to be his own) to decadent super yachts to the exotic La Mamounia Hotel in Morocco. Will Hawthorn investigates.