Last week I got a chance to combine a work trip to London with a visit to the Farmiloe Building in St John Street, Islington which we are fortunate enough to be working on. Having only recently joined the team of this project, this was meant to be a site visit in order to familiarise myself with the building. So far I had only seen it in drawings and photographs, so I had been looking forward to visiting it for weeks now.
The Farmiloe Building has been owned by the Farmiloe family since c. 1850 – a merchants family who started off their glass and lead trade business here back then. Today, the building is unoccupied but regularly being used for exhibitions, photo shoots, fashion shows or even as a setting for some blockbuster movie!
As it happened, that day was also the last day of the Clerkenwell Design Week, with…
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