Power, function and myth have always jostled on the battlements.
‘Hitler’s architect’ Albert Speer denied all responsibility for the ruthless exploitation of millions of slave labourers. Yet he was head of a bureaucratic machine that did just that.
Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia has been a monument to selective readings of history.
The European sculptors behind England’s church memorials.
The Gowers Report of 1950 was the first step in the postwar rescue of Britain’s country house heritage.
The skills of the stone mason align with language to document a 30-year love affair with stone.
The devastating fire at Notre-Dame destroyed more than just bricks.
The life of Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus.
The buildings that came out of Portugal’s New State were described as an ‘architectural lie’.
From the practical idealism of early municipal reformers to the tragedy of Grenfell Tower.