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    Richard Neutra

    With the house already the focus of Modernism, Neutra pushed it as the cradle for the psyche. Could architecture be prophylactic?

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    Charles and Ray Eames

    The Eameses, the ‘painters who didn’t paint and architects who didn’t build,’ did however manage to change the way we see the world

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    Louis Kahn

    From Philadelphia to Dhaka, this eminent yet mysterious architect talked to the stones and drew much of his inspiration from his fascination with the natural sciences

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    Paul Rudolph

    A life of reputations: genius, prodigy, beach house architect, maverick, brilliant instructor, virtuoso, failure and martyred saint, all for a single human being

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    Buckminster Fuller

    Behind the scenes of the Dymaxion World Map hides a 5 foot 1, cross-eyed and presbyopic Bucky who admits the military potential of the geodesic domes certainly helped to pay the bills

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    Richard Rogers

    Colonies of luxury flats obscure the violence and excitement of Richard Rogers’ finest projects

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    Gian Lorenzo Bernini

    Heralded as the next Michaelangelo by the age of eight, Bernini was a man around whom a powerful mythology has been sculpted

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    Jane Drew

    Shrouded in rumours of misdemenour and spying, Jane Drew’s life was richly packed with exciting opportunities and mayor projects

  • Mollino

    Carlo Mollino

    The ‘dangerous erotomaniac’ Carlo Mollino’s architecture formed the backdrop to his increasingly bizarre photographic fantasies

  • Tafuri

    Manfredo Tafuri: The Architecture Critics’ Critic

    A key architectural historian of the second half of the 20th century, Manfredo Tafuri stirred up controversy by criticising modern architecture’s alliance with capitalism

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    Michael Graves

    Ranging from the Portland building to a scrubbing brush, Michael Graves’ diverse body of work enables Paul Davies to arrive at a diagnosis of Postmodernism as a whole

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    Alexey Shchusev

    Switching styles whenever they came into fashion, Alexey Shchusev is a reminder that great architecture needn’t be built with strong political or architectural convictions

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    Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi

    The pair of Learning from Las Vegas fame, whose mannerist inquisition of taste will be their enduring legacy

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    Giancarlo de Carlo

    Britt Eversole looks back at a key figure in the discourse on participation in architecture and founder of Team X

  • Pevsner

    Nikolaus Pevsner

    RIBA gold medal winner and author of Pioneers of the Modern Movement, but also described as a GP in the field of art history, Susie Harries reaccounts the life and times of Nikolaus Pevsner

  • Roake

    Howard Roark

    Recalling fiction’s most contrary architect

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Richard Neutra Subscription

6 February 2015 | By Paul Davies

With the house already the focus of Modernism, Neutra pushed it as the cradle for the psyche. Could architecture be prophylactic?

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Charles and Ray Eames

1 January 2015 | By Catherine Slessor

The Eameses, the ‘painters who didn’t paint and architects who didn’t build,’ did however manage to change the way we see the world

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Louis Kahn

18 December 2014 | By Paul Davies

From Philadelphia to Dhaka, this eminent yet mysterious architect talked to the stones and drew much of his inspiration from his fascination with the natural sciences