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Archive: this factory for an old established furniture company embodies new ideas about management and the relationship of the manufacturing process to the natural environment.
[Archive] Lamenting the disappearance of the pub music hall, Scott traces their influence back to the very origins of British theatre
The Ministry of Social Welfare stands in opposition to the placeeroding internationalist pressures of the ’80s, the decade over which its design was developed.
‘There is no reason why the office as a building type should not re-invest itself with a sense of belonging’Subscription
Offices dominate the contemporary city and dwarf most other uses, but their origins were in part the lively markets and merchant houses of the early Renaissance
Translucent lanterns shelter Steven Holl’s new addition to the Nelson-Atkins Museum
‘Poltronieri has made the museum’s fittings into objects that are beautiful in their own right’Subscription
[Archive] Carlo Scarpa’s pupil Adolfo Poltronieri’s exhibition gallery in the garrets of Palazzo del Te in Mantua
‘Many found the faith of architectural determinism a comfort as they went about the work of redevelopment’Subscription
Dramatic images of metropolitan mixed development have dominated architectural journals, with too little attention being paid to the vast, provincial majority of the nine million homes built in Britain since the war
‘This was a romantic art with mountain peaks of fantastic shapes and cloud-capped terraces’Subscription
Although landscape was long the primary theme of Chinese painting, the role of architectural depictions was an incredibly important one
Drawing its symbolic strength from its foregrounding of the people, Tiananmen Square is the architectural void at the core of the urban transformation of Beijing, from ancient imperial city to new socialist capital
‘Always and everywhere the mystic sense of a community with nature makes its influence felt’Subscription
In 1947, Sir John Pratt documents his grand journey across China