Monday25 July 2016

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

Tate Modern

The new Tate Modern is finally here

17 June 2016

Expanded museum works as an organism, says Jacques Herzog

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voysey cover

Book Club review: The Art and Architecture of CFA Voysey

13 June 2016

Nicholas Vaughan Roberts on an architect who could produce a set of scaled plans, sections and elevations in a weekend

RA Summer Exhibition 2016 architecture room

Review: RA Summer Exhibition architecture room

9 June 2016

There are moments of richness in this year’s architecture room, but there is also a great deal of mediocrity, finds MJ Wells

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At Home in Britain exhibition at the RIBA

We're in the middle of a housing crisis, but RIBA's saccharine show offers no serious solutions

27 May 2016

The perennially moribund Royal Institute belatedly weighs in on Britain’s acute housing crisis with a let-them-eat-cake exhibition of sickly home sweet homes, says Phil Pawlett Jackson

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Alejandro Aravena in Venice

Aravena's Biennale raises taxing questions

1 June 2016

Weighty issues come under the Venice spotlight this year. But some of them might be better addressed through tax law than architecture, suggests Amanda Baillieu

Fair Building - Polish pavilion

Amanda Baillieu's Venice highlights

1 June 2016

Eavesdrop on Alvaro Siza’s post-occupancy research and grapple with questions about Fairtrade buildings and refugees

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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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