Barbican Conservatory, Luke Hayes

Built between 1965 and 1976, the Barbican Estate was designed to repopulate the post-war City of London. Nowhere has its Brutalist vision of utopia taken root more than in the conservatory, which was added later, in 1980, to disguise the theatre’s 100-foot fly tower and improve views for residents. The concrete fly-tower is surrounded byContinue reading “Barbican Conservatory, Luke Hayes”

Two Cities: Tokyo & Chicago, Luke Hayes

“Tokyo and Chicago, vast cities on opposite sides of the globe. These photographs are my first impressions of each, taken on assignments in 2009 and 2010. Despite being 10,000 kilometres apart, there were similarities. The images attempt to capture some of these parallels, the views that the people living there have stopped seeing – theContinue reading “Two Cities: Tokyo & Chicago, Luke Hayes”