The musings of an Architect going about his daily business – life, design, the everyday are never as mundane as they may seem!

This blog will give you an insight into the weird and wonderful world of architecture, from tricky design challenges to strange coincidences, interesting products and the funny side of life as seen by an Architect on a Scooter.

Aerogel

Aerogel – also referred to as ‘Frozen Smoke’, ‘Solid Smoke’, ‘Solid Air’, ‘Solid Cloud’ and “Blue Smoke’ owing to its translucent nature and the way light scatters in the material. Aerogel is a synthetic porous ultralight material derived from a gel, in which the liquid...

A Scooter Has Its Limitations

An elderly lady rang me and asked whether we did loft conversions and I said we did. She told me where she lived, which wasn’t far from the office. I said it would be no problem and I’d come on the scooter and she said, ‘can you bring a ladder for the loft’ and I said, ‘no, I’m on the...