Architecture

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Britain’s Notre Dame? Why MPs need to solve the Houses of Parliament problem
The renovation of the Palace of Westminster has foundered amid soaring cost projections, infighting and safety fears. Can anyone find a way forward?

Rowan Moore

03, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘We want it to come alive’: landscape architect’s plan to transform Notre Dame area
Bas Smets’ project, featuring trees and a cooling system, aims to create a more pedestrian-friendly space around Paris landmark

Kim Willsher in Paris

02, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Better than we dared imagine’: Sydney Opera House unveils its ‘miracle’ new concert hall
After two years of renovations, a room once blighted by poor acoustics and outdated machinery can now accommodate musicians previously turned away, with a push of a button

Elissa Blake

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Behold London’s ‘landscraper’! Google’s new UK HQ – as long as the Shard is tall
Tech giant’s King’s Cross HQ replete with pool, nap pods and rooftop exercise track marks its topping out phase

Joanna Partridge

01, Jul, 2022 @4:59 PM

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A monument to Scottish home life: why you should visit Tenement House
Agnes Toward’s beautifully preserved Glasgow flat tells the story of these buildings – not slums but hubs of vibrant communities

Robin McKie

29, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Architect Nigel Coates: ‘I like spaces that made you wonder. I was trying to softly seduce people’
The architect says his struggles as a gay man armed him with a courage to break all the rules

Rowan Moore

26, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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On my radar: Lucy Kirkwood’s cultural highlights
The playwright on the poetry and silliness of Aldous Harding, an inspiring new theatre in Suffolk and binge-reading Saba Sams’s short stories

Killian Fox

25, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Scottish castle on market for £1.25m after battle over £230 debt ends
Previous owner of Knockderry Castle was evicted after refusing to pay bill that then spiralled to £30,000

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

24, Jun, 2022 @12:31 PM

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‘Those bastard developments’ – why the inventor of the shopping mall denounced his creation
The world’s first indoor mall was meant to usher in a utopian America. But its creator, an Austrian who had fled the Nazis, came to believe a nightmare had been unleashed that ‘destroyed our cities’

Oliver Wainwright

24, Jun, 2022 @11:03 AM

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Inside the lair of the She-Wolf of France: why you should visit Castle Rising
Norfolk seat of the Plantagenets and once home to Isabella, wife of King Edward II, this fortress is a trip that satisfies the mind, lifts the spirit and takes its visitors back in time

Fiona Maddocks

24, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Open your eyes to Britain’s hidden history. Here’s our pick of places to explore
From prehistoric stone circles and cave art to castles, houses and galleries, our writers pick their favourite spots for a day out

Rachel Cooke

24, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘There was only one possible theme’: Alison Wilding on her climate crisis Summer Exhibition
Environmental change is the subject of this year’s Royal Academy show in London but, says its curator, ‘there is a celebratory aspect’

Jonathan Jones

23, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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