Sodden Feet

Sodden Feet Originally uploaded by Loose Wire. Standing at the bus stop outside one of Singapore’s most impressive-looking office buildings, I couldn’t help but wonder whether the architects who design these things have ever actually visited the site, or have ever stood at a bus stop for that matter. Admittedly it’s been raining heavily all …

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Revenge of the Bollards

Is it a design fault, or is there some malice afoot in the Bollards War? The UK city of Manchester has introduced something called ‘retractable bollards’ (non UK folk may call them posts) that sink into the ground when an approved vehicle approaches. (Sensors trigger the bollard’s retraction.) Great idea, right, since it means that buses …

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