Wednesday, 31 August 2016 10:19

Is postmodernism really worth saving?

The 1986 Big Bang led to an explosion of postmodernism in the City of London. Now these buildings are tumbling down, John Jervis asks: should we care?

Published in Features
Friday, 21 June 2013 17:55

Adhocism

An updated reissue of Charles Jencks and Nathan Silvers’ 1970s celebration of improvisation provides glimpses of the prescience and naivety of another age, says Douglas Murphy.

Published in Review
Monday, 10 June 2013 18:15

Maggie’s Centre, Hong Kong

Frank Gehry's second Maggie’s Centre is an intimate building inspired by Chinese design, overlooking gardens created by Lily Jencks

Published in News
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 11:17

Postmodernism

A rollercoaster ride through three decades of cynicism exposes the crassness of an era best left behind, says William Wiles.

Published in Review
Thursday, 17 December 2009 18:24

Conversation: Jencks, Moussavi and Colletti

Conversation between architectural historian Charles Jencks and architects Farshid Moussavi and Marjan Colletti, with questions from the floor.

Published in Features