The RIBA

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It’s a pity not everyone can access the memorial to a struggle for equality
The stone mound to the Peterloo massacre invites people to step up to say their piece, but overlooks wheelchair users

Rowan Moore

11, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The dirty secret of so-called 'fossil-fuel free' buildings
The ‘embodied carbon’ in the building of glass and steel blocks makes them anything but green

Oliver Wainwright

03, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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'Courage, elegance, grit': architect David Adjaye makes history by winning RIBA award
For the first time in its 173-year history, RIBA awards its gold medal to a black architect – and his best, and strangest, work may be yet to come

Oliver Wainwright

30, Sep, 2020 @3:56 PM

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Blueprint is going out of print, but its glory days are not over yet
In its magazine format it lasted 37 years, criticising architecture and design with true energy. Now it is online only

Rowan Moore

11, Jul, 2020 @5:00 PM

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Grafton win Pritzker prize, architecture's highest honour
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, who run the practice Grafton, are just the fourth and fifth women to win the prize in its 41-year history

Oliver Wainwright

03, Mar, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Know what an ogee is? Architecture translated for the TikTok age
Can an eye-searingly colourful carpet, a massive model mash-up and a load of VR headsets decode the architectural lexicon? Our critic finds out at Space Popular’s energetic RIBA show

Oliver Wainwright

27, Feb, 2020 @2:55 PM

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Half house, half tent: the startling Spanish villa that breaks all the rules
UK-based architects Space Popular have a reputation for clashing colours and computer game imagery. Now the rising duo have built their first house – and it’s been confusing the locals

Oliver Wainwright

19, Feb, 2020 @4:25 PM

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'It's in complete crisis' – architects form trade union amid fury and despair over exploitation
Low pay, shocking hours and cut-throat competition spell misery in a profession with few safeguards. We meet the young architects who are fighting back

Oliver Wainwright

30, Oct, 2019 @11:48 AM

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Nithurst Farm review – if Tarkovsky had a farm
The Russian director’s sci-fi classic Stalker is the unlikely inspiration for this playful, intriguing family home in the South Downs

Rowan Moore

26, Oct, 2019 @4:00 PM

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The gold standard in social housing design | Letters
Letters: After Norwich’s Goldsmith Street was awarded the Stirling prize, readers discuss the ability of councils to build more homes, what constitutes high-quality housing, and the insecurity of being a private tenant

Letters

13, Oct, 2019 @5:52 PM

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'A masterpiece': Norwich council houses win Stirling architecture prize
Street of 105 homes hailed as high-quality architecture in its most environmentally and socially conscious form

Oliver Wainwright

08, Oct, 2019 @7:46 PM

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Is architecture at last breaking through its own glass ceiling? | Rowan Moore
A welcome gold award, and now the RIBA has begun to recognise that what matters is the team

Rowan Moore

05, Oct, 2019 @6:00 PM

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