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Hastings Pier wins RIBA Stirling Prize

Hastings Pier won Pier of the Year earlier, and now wins the coveted RIBA Stirling prize as well as the people’s vote. I documented part of the preparation for judging by the pier engineering team, on a very early morning shoot: http://nathan.photography/2017/09/hastings-pier-engineering/ More from the Hastings Pier Charity here.

Rainbow connection

Rainbow Connection

Very early in the morning on Hastings Pier. The rail has just been cleaned ahead of the RIBA Stirling Prize (which it later won).

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Fade Away and Radiate

Continuing my obsession with Hastings Pier. Wrapped like candy in a blue blue neon glow The calm after Storm Angus is startling. From dramatic clouds, roaring winds and the loud soundtrack of water smashing the pebbles, all has slowed into a much smoother looking state. The sky has become cloudless and …

St Leonards Marine Parade

Come sail your ships around me

To be fair, this is a picture of St Leonard’s Beach, bereft of people due to the incumbent storm. Marine Court is so dominant, once the tallest residential building in all of Great Britain. I shall come back to the Sid Little designed seafront another time. Marine Court is a …

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Gimme Shelter

Seafront shelter in Bexhill-on-Sea.  Not the controversial new one (more on that later), not the listed Victorian one. The other one.

St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral is not my favourite building in London by a long shot. Despite being a Londoner, I’ve never even been inside. Something caught my eye this day. The light maybe. Whenever I look at Sir Christopher Wren’s building, I’m always left in awe of the size of the …