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Character Building
Good architecture interacts with its surroundings.
It gives off energy, sparks interaction and pulls so much life in
that the building itself lives and breathes.

Character Building takes 20 famous buildings from around
the world and brings them to life.
Burj Al Arab Dubai, United Arab Emirates
"The Burj Al Arab dipped into the Arabian Gulf in 1999 and hasn’t left the water since."
Proximus Towers Brussels, Belgium
"The Proximus Towers are siblings and like most, never grew out of play fighting."
Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Singapore
"It takes all three Marina Bay Sands to lift the world’s longest elevated swimming pool."
Brasília Airport Brasília, Brazil
"Brasília Airport was updated with a more hands-on terminal for the 2014 world cup."
Portland Building Portland, United States
"The Portland Building lives in a thriving creative community and fits right in."
Eureka Tower Melbourne, Australia
"The Eureka Tower acts pretty smug about being the tallest building in Melbourne.”
Petronas Towers Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"A firm handshake let the Petronas Towers put their differences behind them."
One Central Park Sydney, Australia
"One Central Park’s east tower keeps its smaller sibling’s hair healthy."
Scandic Seilet Molde, Norway
"After years of being an escape for visitors, the Scandic Seilet needed an escape itself."
Kingdom Centre Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
"Being the third tallest building (with a hole) was a stretch for the Kingdom Centre."
Camp Nou Barcelona, Spain
"The Camp Nou holds 99,000 passionate fans (and a handful of glory hunters)."
Highcliff Hong Kong, Hong Kong
"The Highcliffs met in 2003 and have been there for each other ever since."
Bitexco Financial Tower Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
"The Bitexco Financial Tower longs for a colder climate."
Coltejer Building Medellín, Colombia
"The textiles industry is competitive. The Coltejer Building sleeps with one eye open."
Ryugyong Hotel Pyongyang, North Korea
"The Ryugyong Hotel has been peacefully waiting for completion since 1987."
Lokhandwala Minerva Mumbai, India
"Lokhandwala Minerva is turning the luxury housing market on its head."
Wembley Stadium London, United Kingdom
"Wembley Stadium itself doesn’t have a great view of the pitch but the Wi-Fi is good."
Architect: Foster + Partners
Hallgrímskirkja Reykjavíc, Iceland
"Hallgrímskirkja welcomes visitors with open arms, much like the rest of Iceland."
Tomorrow Square Shanghai, China
"Tomorrow Square’s striking stare protects it from Shanghai’s fiercest storms."
The Leadenhall Building London, United Kingdom
"While London is hard at work, The Leadenhall Building gets its afternoon nap."
The website, designed + built by myself
A3 posters available to purchase below
Character Building