Nick Haseltine was brought up in Whitstable in Kent, and trained as an architect in London. Since then, he has also experimented in theatre set and lighting design and film making, as well as making a career as an architect
His passion has always been buildings, specifically industrial and domestic structures, their social history, design, impact, development, interchange off elements and ultimately their dereliction.
An important element of any home or industry is the chimney; the heart of the home, the power house of the factory. Look across the landscape, the chimney looms large, generally unappreciated, but always central to our ways of life.