This heady, informative guide shows Nairn at the pithy peak of his powers, before disillusionment and drink began to blunt his prose
The Walkie-Talkie tower's jarring distortion of the City skyline adds to general unease about Britain's financial heart, says Owen Hatherley
Charles Holland on why we should remember the brilliant, melancholy critic with unpredictable enthusiasms
This month’s issue is devoted to ‘Airports’, from Studio Fuksas’s vast terminal in Shenzhen, to Pereira & Luckman, inventors of jet-age modernism and designers of LAX. We also look at how Hella Jongerius and FutureBrand, among others, have created national identities at 30,000ft up in the air. Plus the latest products and furniture from Scandinavia in this month's design report.