Monday27 June 2016

Are you a budding critic trapped inside an architect's body?

If the answer is yes, or you simply want to have a go writing a pithy, honest review, why not join BD's Book Club.

How does it work?

All you have to do is choose the book you'd like to review from our monthly selection. For a chance to receive a free review copy, email elizabeth.hopkirk@ubm.com saying which book you'd like to review. We will pick one reader per book.

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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

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Book Club review: Concrete Concept

26 May 2016

Simon Carne hopes this book will reach the unconverted, but warns of the perils of fetishising concrete without understanding its pitfalls

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Book Club review: Deployable Structures

12 May 2016

From Buckminster Fuller to Adam Kalkin, these important and intriguing structures deserve a more heavyweight assessment than this pocket guide can deliver, says Zac Carey

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Book Club review: Modernist Estates

5 May 2016

Balazs Endrodi finds this richly illustrated hardback a pleasure to look at but a little disappointing to read


Book Club review: Soundings from the Estuary

21 April 2016

Paul Lincoln reviews a meditative essay in words and pictures

Chernobyl's stricken reactor will be sealed inside a giant shell

After Chernobyl: Moving a whole town

14 April 2016

Book Club: Balazs Endrodi, who grew up in one of the Soviet Union’s ‘nuclear cities’, reviews a new guide to the nation’s last atomgrad

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Book Club review: An Igloo on the Moon

8 April 2016

This children’s introduction to architecture will delight adults too, says Gem Barton

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