Architecture

Organisation Todt

‘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. 

Museum or Mosque?

Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia has been a monument to selective readings of history.

Safe as Houses?

The Gowers Report of 1950 was the first step in the postwar rescue of Britain’s country house heritage.

Sticks and Stones

The skills of the stone mason align with language to document a 30-year love affair with stone.

Soft Fascism

The buildings that came out of Portugal’s New State were described as an ‘architectural lie’.