Architecture

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Carbuncles and King Charles: was the royal family’s meddling supertroll right about architecture?
He was the comedy villain of architecture, dismissed for his kitsch follies and ill-considered outbursts. But has Charles III actually been proved correct?

Oliver Wainwright

28, Sep, 2022 @12:04 PM

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‘The inferno was racing towards me’: survivors of the Summerland fire on the day their holiday paradise burned down
When it opened in 1971, the acrylic-clad complex promised balmy conditions year round. But then a blaze ripped through the building in minutes, killing 50. What happened – and why has the disaster been forgotten?

Sally Williams

24, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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$48m makeover: Bondi Pavilion reopens with previously hidden 1920s murals on show
Revamp aims to transform heritage building from ‘white elephant’ to cultural heart of beachside suburb

Tamsin Rose

23, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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King Charles’s endless meddling in architectural politics has accomplished nothing | Phineas Harper
As Prince of Wales, Charles campaigned for sustainable townscapes. But good intentions aren’t enough when the political will isn’t there, says Phineas Harper of Open City

Phineas Harper

21, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Houlton Rugby: a new town that’s sending out all the right signals
On the former site of Rugby’s landmark 1920s radio station, the emerging new town of Houlton offers thoughtful planning, nature on the doorstep – and a secondary school with shades of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

Rowan Moore

18, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Bulldozers and wrecking balls in Birmingham | Letters
Letters: Graham Downie on the city’s penchant for tearing down old buildings, and Angus Wood on Birmingham’s former brutalist library he once studied in

Letters

16, Sep, 2022 @4:28 PM

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‘If the Ringway goes, I’m leaving’ – the fight to save Birmingham’s brutiful masterpieces
When Clint Eastwood posed by the glorious Ringway in the 1960s, the city boasted superb buildings aplenty. As yet more face the wrecking ball, we meet the people hitting back

Oliver Wainwright

12, Sep, 2022 @1:54 PM

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Nine million people in a city 170km long; will the world ever be ready for a linear metropolis?
Saudi Arabia has unveiled designs for a futuristic megastructure in the desert. But it is an idea that has preoccupied the imaginations of architects – and megalomaniacs – for generations

Oliver Wainwright

08, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Tony Hunt obituary
Structural engineer who built the Sainsbury Centre in Norwich and the huge biodomes at the Eden Project in Cornwall

Deyan Sudjic

07, Sep, 2022 @4:34 PM

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Diane Haigh obituary
Architect who updated the fabric of the Royal Festival Hall in line with the spirit rather than the letter of its original design

Peter Carolin

05, Sep, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Ivy owner Richard Caring defies order to remove £40m home’s incongruous windows
Billionaire appeals against Kensington’s ruling that he installed windows without permission

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

05, Sep, 2022 @7:28 AM

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Royal Yacht Britannia and Fountains Abbey voted top UK attractions
Ruined monastery in North Yorkshire and decommissioned royal ship in Edinburgh voted joint favourites in Which? poll

Geneva Abdul

02, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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