Vorticism was a short-lived radical art movement in Britain that celebrated urbanity and the age of the machine
ountrThe green belt has always been an unhappy mash-up – a patchwork of leftover land, neither urban nor rural. But the idea of limiting the city is essential, both for energising the space within and freeing the natural world beyond. Words by Phineas Harper
Finnish architect Alvar Aalto was a well-known modernist whose style was a unique blend of international influence, local material and individual expression.
As the Covid-19 pandemic turns seething metropoles into virtual ghost-towns, what might the post-lockdown city look like?