Friday09 October 2015

Optimism for the suburbs? Brooms aloft for the riot clean-up in Clapham

Contemplating the bother of suburbia

28 September 2015

Generations of planners and architects have tried to ‘solve’ the suburbs. They’d have been better off enlisting the locals, the Architecture Foundation’s Doughnut festival heard

Viceroy's House, New Delhi by Edwin Lutyens, 1912

Review: Palladian Design – the Good, the Bad and the Unexpected

23 September 2015

The second big Palladio exhibition in less than a decade includes some great contemporary projects, but there are a few surprising omissions, finds MJ Wells

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The Barbican: Architecture and Light by Alan Ainsworth

Book review: The Barbican - Architecture and Light

10 September 2015

Ike Ijeh enjoys a portrait of the Barbican as spirited as Chamberlin Powell & Bon’s masterpiece itself

Enric Miralles book cover

Book Club review: Enric Miralles from Left to Right

24 August 2015

This intimate portrait reveals an architect grounded in reality, says Daniel Parker

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New titles to review in BD's summer architecture book club

18 August 2015

Join BD’s Book Club for a chance to review one of nine new titles

Forty Ways to Think about Architecture book cover

Book Club review: Forty Ways to Think about Architecture

17 August 2015

Gem Barton finds much to chew over in this timeless book

Model of Tonkin Liu's Shi Ling Bridge

Book Club review: The Evolution of Shell Lace Structure

13 August 2015

This readable book explores one practice’s ingenious approach to efficient structural design, says Matthew Shanley

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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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