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Architectural photography of the Triforium Tower.

The blog of Simon Kennedy, Architectural Photographer based in London. Designed by London-based Ptolemy Dean Architects for Westminster Abbey, this tower is the first significant architectural addition to the Abbey since 1745, and provides stair and lift access to the Triforium, now upgraded from a store to a public gallery. The design contains numerous historical […]

Architectural photography of Sheffield Children’s Hospital

The blog of Simon Kennedy, Architectural Photographer based in London. Completed by London-based Avanti Architects, this scheme creates a monumental new entrance for a new wing containing 72 beds. The interior forms a playful and brightly coloured environment intended to feel welcoming for patients, their families and hospital staff, designed with input from artist Morag […]

Architectural photography of the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA)

The blog of Simon Kennedy, Architectural Photographer based in London. The new building created by London- and Crathie- based practice Moxon Architects gives the CNPA a new public face, containing reception areas, meeting rooms and offices. The building is low, avoiding clashes with the architecture of the beautiful local historical buildings, seeking instead to blend […]

Architectural photography of the Redscape Pavilion.

The blog of Simon Kennedy, Architectural Photographer based in London. London-based architects McCloy and Muchemwa created this temporary structure in Leeds City Centre, where it formed the backdrop to a series of community arts-based activities. Inspired by Duchamp, the design seeks to alter perceptions about the relationship between art and everyday objects. Barriers deliberately interrupt […]

Architectural photography of Stained Glass Windows by Marc Chagall.

The blog of Simon Kennedy, Architectural Photographer based in London. This commission for the Pompidou Centre involved the photography of the stained glass windows by Marc Chagall in Tudeley Church and Chichester Cathedral, as well as their immediate interior and architectural context. The Pompidou Centre issued exacting specifications for the exposure and colour of the […]

Architectural photography of Exhibitions at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The blog of Simon Kennedy, Architectural Photographer based in London. This ongoing project to photograph exhibitions was instructed by the V and A, as a method of recording and celebrating their highly sophisticated and meticulously detailed and crafted exhibitions. Before the shoot I was very fortunate to be informed of the sheer level engagement that […]

Architectural photography of the Faithlie Centre, Fraserburgh.

The blog of Simon Kennedy, Architectural Photographer based in London. This stunning refurbishment and extension of Fraserburgh Town Hall was designed by London and Crathie-based practice Moxon Architects. Located on Saltoun Square, the heart of the fishing port, the scheme integrated the delapidated structure of the former police station next door, and added a new […]

Architectural photography of Blackfriar’s Pier.

The blog of Simon Kennedy, Architectural Photographer based in London. This new pier structure in London Blackfriars was completed by London-based Arup Associates Architects, and replaces the previous pier in this location that was moved to make way for the Thames Tideway Tunnel. Featuring amazing views over the Thames towards Tate Modern, the pier allows […]

Architectural photography of the Regents Park Open Air Theatre Extension.

The blog of Simon Kennedy, Architectural Photographer based in London. This new rehearsal building was completed by London-based Reed Watts Architects, with the intention of allowing the theatre to bring all of its production facilities on to its site in Regents Park, London, for the first time. As well as a large, double-height rehearsal space, […]

Architectural photography of the Garden Café at the V and A Museum.

The blog of Simon Kennedy, Architectural Photographer based in London. This new café and is located in the John Madjeski garden in the courtyard of the Victoria and Albert Museum and was delivered by London-based Reed Watts Architects. The design features 50 unique bespoke enamel panels, in three shades of green. Astonishingly the structure was […]