Wednesday, 09 December 2015 00:00

Turner Prize: A poisoned chalice for Assemble?

Architecture’s frenzied courtship of art has finally been reciprocated, but John Jervis argues that this relationship may already have done more harm than good

Published in Comment
Monday, 09 November 2015 00:00

Taikoo Li, Chengdu

The retail mega-project shuns the sterile indoor mall in favour of a low-density streetscape and Make’s elegant brick hotel, says John Jervis

Published in News
Monday, 15 June 2015 00:00

The puffa jacket

From UK high streets to the playgrounds of the international jet set, why does everyone want to get trussed up like a DayGlo Michelin Man, asks John Jervis?

Published in Crimes Against Design
Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

Why a monograph?

Even the worst architectural monographs gain interest over time, even if the speakers at a London Festival of Architecture panel on such publications were undecided as to their immediate merits. John Jervis provides necessary reassurance

Published in Comment
Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00

Guy Bourdin

John Jervis welcomes a retrospective that focuses on the photographer’s 1970s heyday – when his sharp, surreal images helped to define the fashion industry

Published in Review
Thursday, 26 February 2015 00:00

Zaha Hadid in Hong Kong

The architect has made clever use of an awkward site at a university to create the Jockey Club Innovation Tower, an undulating glass structure full of fluid, interconnected spaces. John Jervis went to have a look

Published in News