Friday, 22 March 2013 10:39

Jonathan Meades - Museum without walls

A collection of essays and film scripts by the critic, novelist and documentary maker leads Charles Holland to test the truth of the saying, “the style is the man”.

Published in Review
Thursday, 01 March 2012 14:18

Six of the Best: Jonathan Meades

What were the cultural highlights of 2011? Icon asks nine international critics, curators and experts to select their half-dozen stand-out moments in architecture, design and art.

Published in Features
Thursday, 28 July 2011 15:02

Visual Planning and The Picturesque

Nikolaus Pevsner’s “lost” study of townscape finally makes it into print – how do the RIBA’s latest odes to urban renewal measure up against its principles?

Published in Review
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 16:33

Reyner Banham

There’s no one like Reyner Banham today. Imagine a serious architecture critic writing a detailed analysis of crisps – their form, their packaging and the reasons why people assumed they weren’t fattening.

Published in Icon of the Month