1969 • TERRACES IN PRIMROSE HILL LONDON

TERRACES IN PRIMROSE HILL LONDON - 1969 I lived in the caretaker's cottage to the Anglican church of St Mary-the-Virgin, in Primrose Hill, north London. St Mary's church hall and cottage were inserted within a late C19th block of Georgian terraces, which meant that the cottage's garden faced a wall of building.

1969 • FARMHOUSE IN NORMANDY FRANCE

FARMHOUSE IN NORMANDY FRANCE - 1969 An eccentric group of farm buildings in Normandy France, which together form a picturesque composition of roofs, towers, windows, dovecotes and surfaces. This sketch was done during an autumn 1969 tour to France, Portugal and Spain.

1969 • FARM COMPLEX IN HERAULT FRANCE

FARM COMPLEX IN HERAULT FRANCE - 1969 The Hérault is a French 'department' or region in the south of France named after the Hérault river. The farm houses group around internal courtyards, although this is a more benign climate.

1969 • FARM COMPLEX IN GRANADA SPAIN

FARM COMPLEX IN GRANADA SPAIN - 1969 The farm buildings of Granada, are built of local stone, and are usually grouped around an internal courtyard, which houses humans, stock, and produce. I loved the eccentric forms of the various buildings, and the patterns of light and shade.

1969 • ECHENGEBLA MOROCCO

ECHENGEBLA MOROCCO - 1969 This family compound in Morocco housed an extended family, stock, provisions and garden within a walled pise or rammed earth enclosure. I was invited to stay with the family for a week during the drenching rains and flooding that swept Morocco early in 1969.

1969 • CHURCH ON THE COSTA BRAVA SPAIN

CHURCH ON THE COSTA BRAVA SPAIN - 1969 This white-washed church on the Costa Brava in Spain was a delightful vernacular composition of simple whitewashed masonry walls relieved by local ashlar stone edging to the window and door openings.

1969 • CHURCH IN SERPA PORTUGAL

CHURCH IN SERPA PORTUGAL - 1968 This exuberant church shows the Moorish influence common to the vernacular architecture of the southern Mediterranean. Serpa is in Portugal's Alentejo agricultural region, 200 kilometres southeast of the capital Lisbon.