Arxius mensuals: Abril de 2020

London crowds – a sketch

Publiquem un article de Virgínia Duran, arquitecta i urbanista i una excel·lent «urban sketcher», els seus dibuixos de Londres són deliciosos.

Virginia Duran

London – always vibrant, beautiful and irresistible – has attracted the crowds since its beginning as a Roman city in AD 43. Almost 2,000 years later, its popularity is still on the rise.

London Riverfront Sketch London’s busy riverfront

Four years ago I made London my home. Like many immigrants, I came with a dream in a suitcase, a one-way ticket and a brand new oyster card that I never used. I had a mission: to write and illustrate a book in the shape of a city guide for nerd architects, photographers and designers like myself. London welcomed me with open arms. In a week I already had a couple of sketches, some stories worth writing about and a newfound love who, four years later, is still by my side.

My urban explorations come in hand with a camera, a Moleskine and Micron pens. Occasionally, I’ll bring a couple of grey Copics…

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