Memorials – from Peter Eisenman's Holocaust Memorial in Berlin to David Adjaye and Ron Arad's in London – are less about quiet contemplation of the past than direct confrontation with the present
Peter Eisenman’s vast arts centre is the culmination of a lifetime of ideas, and a fitting end to an era of grand civic building in Europe.
This cultural centre by the 103-year-old Brazilian legend reprises some classic Niemeyer motifs – but can it thrive in a changed global climate?
Seven new architecture books come under the microscope, covering topics from Cedric Price and planning to struts and situationists.
"Will you take a lie detector test?" Everybody loved the idea, before reeling off a list of elaborate excuses and sudden travel plans.