Alan Powers Contributors
Stories by this contributor.
17 June 2013
Hugh Casson’s personality overshadowed his architecture, which is overdue a reappraisal
22 February 2008
Paul Overy’s book explores the links between the inter-war modern movement and social preoccupations with health and hygiene, writes Alan Powers
The Williams Report
The canon of supposedly great social housing includes many schemes that people put forward as their most hated buildings
BD Magazine - Refurbishment - May 2007
The Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Kensington, west London, is a stylistically broad church: Italian in inspiration, Protestant in its interior and arts and crafts in its decoration. Now Richard Griffiths Architects has brought all the layers together in a rich, new interpretation. Photographs by Will Pryce and Morley von Sternberg
02 March 2007
This book on the beaux arts movement reveals how much can be learnt from unnoticed Parisian gems.
19 January 2007
The latest in a long line of books on the arts and crafts movement looks impeccable, but brings little new illumination.
10 September 2004
Modernist pioneer or Victorian master? Alan Powers lifts the lid on Christopher Dresser
2 April 2004
As all psychogeographers know, the most appealing features of urban landscape – the industrial wastelands, the unconscious anachronisms, the unreconstructed local distinctiveness – are the victims of regeneration and the heritage industry.