Architecture

Buildings At The Heart Of England

Nikolaus Pevsner is the perfect guide on a journey through the architectural jewels of Suffolk

Is A Rattling Good Hall Needed?

Debates over the merits and value of new concert venues are raging in Paris, Munich and now London

Gehry’s Middle Finger

The pugnacious and perennial bad boy and his ego

A Very Modern Preservationist

In the last year there has been a great Nairn revival - I would have loved to buy him a pint and hear him speak unpretentiously about his love of architecture

How to Save London’s Skyline

London needs protecting against the current invasion of skyscrapers

Failed Utopia of the Baby Boom Era

Ernő Goldfinger’s landmark tower didn’t give working-class families the homes they deserved. High-rise has been a disaster

Demolish the Relics of Yesterday’s Future

People want homes, not the “housing units” offered by tower blocks, yet planners continue to sanction these unloved monstrosities

The Tide Turns in East Sussex

The grand old towns of the south coast have certainly lost some of their former glory, but there is no reason why their best days should not be ahead of them

Made in China

A 108-metre-high Eiffel tower, "Venice Water Town and "Thames Town"? It's the Middle Kingdom's new craze for architectural replicas

Legends of the Urban Landscape

A provocative new book by Jonathan Meades asks us to reassess the value of the under-appreciated metropolitan environment

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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