Thursday11 February 2016

Model of a community centre in Japan by Toyo Ito, Kumiko Inui, Sou Fujimoto and Akihisa Hirata

Review: Creation from Catastrophe

5 February 2016

What architecture ‘really is’ is at stake in a new exhibition at the RIBA comparing historic disaster responses with a new movement of community-led rebuilding approaches. Phil Pawlett Jackson questions the dichotomy

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Book Club review: The Changing Image of Affordable Housing

22 January 2016

Richard Timmins reviews a worthwhile study of an alternative approach to developing affordable architecture

Nikolaus Pevsner

Book Club review: Pevsner - the BBC years

19 January 2016

Matthew Elsinor reviews a heavyweight appraisal of Pevsner as broadcaster

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Book Club review: Estate and Context

24 December 2015

Simon Carne reviews two books which address the same question from very different angles

Byker Wall, Newcastle by Ralph Erskine, 1968-82

Book Club review: Byker

11 December 2015

This partisan book charts the mixed fortunes of Erskine’s seminal housing estate

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Chairs: The World of Charles and Ray Eames, Barbican Art Gallery

Review: The World of Charles and Ray Eames

10 December 2015

The Barbican’s visually stimulating show is full of surprises, finds Joanna Day

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) - Triple Gong c.1948

Review: Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture

19 November 2015

Tate Modern’s new exhibition of the late US sculptor’s work is full of shadows, literal and figurative, finds MJ Wells

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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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