Monday, 28 January 2019 10:31

Can architecture become radical again?

Why are we still enthralled by yesterday’s radicals? Because today’s visions of the future are so dull, writes Jay Merrick

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Monday, 07 March 2016 00:00

Last Futures by Douglas Murphy

They may have been failures, beset by naivety, contradictions and political opposition, but revisiting the experimental structures of the 1960s and 70s is more than just architectural navel-gazing, argues Douglas Murphy in his latest book. Peter Maxwell explains

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A guide to mausoleums shows that you can’t always judge a tomb by the statesman or dictator lying inside, says Owen Hatherley

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A collection of Patrick Keiller’s essays confirms the filmmaker as one of Britain’s most important geographers, says Sukhdev Sandhu.

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Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00

Ian Nairn: Words in Place

Charles Holland on why we should remember the brilliant, melancholy critic with unpredictable enthusiasms

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Friday, 21 June 2013 17:55


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.

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Wednesday, 08 May 2013 10:03

Hello World

Alice Rawsthorn’s survey of design provides a general audience with a much-needed guide to a sprawling discipline, says Aileen Kwun.

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Friday, 30 November 2012 00:00

A New Kind of Bleak

Sukhdev Sandhu finds that Owen Hatherley’s Angry Young Man approach to the banality of modern Britain is as bracing as ever.

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