Sunday04 October 2015

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How architects' confidence in future workloads plummeted in a month

2 October 2015

Sky-high optimism among architects over the summer has tumbled. What is going on, asks David Rogers

Temple of Baalshamin, Palmyra, Syria, in 2005. Dating from the second century BC, it was rebuilt 131AD. Destroyed by IS in August this year

IS's attack on humanity's shared origins exposes the weakness of its ideology

1 October 2015

Blowing up Palmyra is about power and money not cultural cleansing, says Eleanor Jolliffe

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Chamberlin Powell Bon

Is brutalism the new Victoriana?

30 September 2015

Do National Trust tours of brutalist icons mark a yearning for the return of 1960s and 70s socialist utopias or is the brutalist revival simply down to fashion?

University of East Anglia by Denys Lasdun

You’ve got to hand it to post-modernism

22 September 2015

It took capitalism and consumer nostalgia to rescue our brutal utopias, says Hank Dittmar

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Roddy Langmuir

Architects must be allowed to finish what they start

18 September 2015

It’s time to end the damaging separation between concept design and delivery architect which was highlighted by the RIBA Client and Architect report, argues Roddy Langmuir

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Sonnenhof, Jena, Germany, 2015 by J. Mayer H.

Architecture and freedom – a contested connection

17 September 2015

With architectural production becoming ever more beholden to the needs of capital and the building industry, the Royal Academy’s Owen Hopkins introduces a season of events that explores what freedom might mean for architects – and architecture – now and in the future

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