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Destination colour – going inside Brighton’s flamboyant Royal Pavilion

The Royal Pavilion is an oriental palace in the centre of Brighton, designed by architect John Nash in the 18th Century as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV. You may have heard about it before, mostly likely described as ‘the jewel in Brighton’s crown’ because inside the Regency house are startlingly lavish rooms inspired by Indian and… read more

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Watch this amazing illuminated building change colour

As canvases go, this multi-faceted, looming public building in Shenzhen, China is a big one. This is MOCAPE (The Museum of Contemporary Art and Planning Exhibition), Shenzhen’s most recent large-scale cultural public building, and as well as the building itself being innovative, the designers have come up with a visually striking exterior solution that uses colour and… read more

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Ghost City – desolate beauty in Glasgow’s abandoned high rises

“I hadn’t intended to spend one year or even eight years doing this project,” says photographer and filmmaker Chris Leslie, who began to shoot the abandoned high rise flats pegged for demolition in Glasgow’s East end in 2007 when the Commonwealth Games were awarded to the city. “I was just keen to document my own city and… read more

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Why so blue? The colour of Britain’s Antarctic research station explained

What? The British Antarctic Survey‘s Halley VI, the world’s first relocatable research station for studies into climate change, the ozone layer and meteorology including space weather. The award-winning Halley VI is home to the 16 people working there during the nine-month austral winter and 52 in the three-month austral summer. The programme also helps the European Space Agency understand more… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist