Architect's refurbished Giles Gilbert Scott building in Oxford reopened this weekend as the Weston Library

Published in GALLERY

An elegant, contemporary response to Sir Giles Gilbert Scott's recently renovated New Bodleian Library – which opens tomorrow (21 March) – Barber Osgerby's bent-oak and leather chair is designed to be comfortable for up to 12 hours of uninterrupted study

Published in Features
Friday, 01 November 2013 00:00

Bodleian Library competition

Following a long-established tradition, Oxford University's world-renowned Bodleian Library invited the design industry to create a new chair for its readers – a deceptively complex brief that yielded wildly different results from the shortlisted British finalists, Barber Osgerby, AL_A and Matthew Hilton

Published in Features
Friday, 01 July 2011 07:45

James Stirling: Notes from the Archive

An exhibition of James Stirling’s models and drawings at Tate Britain explores the British architect’s “audacious compositional bravado” and reveals the intellectual consistency underpinning his controversial career.

Published in Review
Monday, 03 January 2011 00:00

Jim Stirling and the Red Trilogy

A book re-evaluating Stirling’s trio of red 1960s University buildings weighs up their iconic status against their functional shortcomings.

Published in Review