BINCK in transition

During my study at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, where I followed ‘Interior Architecture‘, I had a big interest in urban neighborhoods and areas that were in transition. Especially in a time of high vacancy and economic crisis, I found it interesting to see what else was possible with the spatiality. Not only…

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A visit to riverside town Henley-on-Thames

It’s nice to know that since we moved to the UK, we can’t only discover a very cool city like London, but also the beautiful surroundings of England itself. Definitely now we are in possession of a car, we finally can explore the wide countryside and it’s historic places. London is fantastic, don’t get me…

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A visit to creative district Hackney

In London you can easily walk around in one of the many neighborhoods for a day while still getting the feeling that you haven’t seen everything. It’s lovely to explore all those ‘tiny cities‘ in this big London Town. In the meantime we have been able to discover some different neighborhoods such as South Kensington,…

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Exploring Chiswick House & Gardens

Something I really love to visit during the whole year is the park. Especially when you live in the city where you get exposed during the greater part of the day  to all the impulses from outside. Then nothing is better to escape the crowds and take a lovely walk through the park. Fortunately you…

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Spending a day in historical Oxford

Now that we live in London for a couple months and have visited a few neighborhoods, it’s also nice to visit places outside the city. Especially now that we have a car, it’s a lot easier to make short trips along the countryside. Just like last weekend when we spent a visit to the beautiful historic…

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Horniman Museum brings the world to Forest Hill

Last week we visited another beautiful museum in London, there are so many in this city. In the meantime several themes have passed, such as science, nature, modern and historic art, design and transport. This time we went to the Horniman Museum, a large historical building with different collections focused on anthropology, natural history and…

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Wandering through the Botanical Gardens of Kew

London is a hectic city with a lot of traffic, busy roads and high buildings. Fortunately, you can escape the crowds and find peace in one of London’s many parks and public gardens. Earlier I wrote about Kensington Gardens where you can also find Hyde Park. And we visited Richmond Deer Park, a large nature…

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