Tuesday25 October 2016

Herman Hertzberger

Why can’t architects write in a language normal people can understand?

22 August 2016

A good book on a great architect is let down by its impenetrable prose, laments Balazs Endrodi

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How to read Glancey book cover

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15 August 2016

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Form Heft Material - Adjaye book cover

Book Club review: Form Heft Material

15 August 2016

The literal and figurative journeys that have brought David Adjaye to the eve of the opening of his Smithsonian are traced in this thematic collection

Architectural Agents book cover

Book Club review: Architectural Agents

1 August 2016

Can buildings kill, maim and trigger addiction? And if so could they also be designed to have a positive effect on users?

Sydney Opera House

Perfecting a language of architecture that the 99% can understand

19 July 2016

If everyone is an architect, how come language is such a barrier, asks Daniel Elsea

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Isis's destruction at Palmyra in Syria

A distressing history of cultural genocide

7 July 2016

From ‘Bomber’ Harris to Isis, this new documentary, The Destruction of Memory, takes an even-handed approach to its appraisal of vandals, says Richard Gatti

Rally in support of refugees

What does architecture mean in places like Syria and the Calais Jungle?

24 June 2016

Joanna Day is impressed by the Architecture Foundation’s refugee festival

RSS feed for Top 50 Films for Architects

Top 50 Films for Architects

The Passion of Joan of Arc

Top 50 films for architects: The Passion of Joan of Arc

17 February 2014

This silent classic may be an ordeal to watch, but it is beautiful in its obsessive concentration

'La Promesse' Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne

50 films for Architects: La Promesse Video

16 October 2013

Hard-hitting film set in a dreary nowhere city is a tale of cruelty and redemption


Top 50 films for architects: Brazil Video

23 September 2013

This exuberant dystopian fantasy is a tale of universal submissiveness

Still Life

Top 50 films for architects: Still Life (aka Good People of the Three Gorges) Video

17 July 2013

A risk-taking exploration of a labyrinth of demolitions and life at close quarters

Andrew Waugh

Andrew Waugh: 'These are exciting important times for London'

19 March 2014

Andrew Waugh on the capital, Milton Keynes and English parish churches

Lee Polisano of PLP Architecture

Lee Polisano: ‘I’m a frustrated Formula 1 driver’

13 March 2014

PLP Architecture’s president on working relationships, regrets and Gerald Ronson

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