Paul Finch is editorial director of The Architectural Review
Editorial: House – the building type that continues to inspire the architectural imaginationSubscription
The house, at its root, is about shelter with varying degrees of comfort, amenity and scale – a carefully balanced combination which makes for experimental ground.
The architecture related to power and justice was for centuries a combined form, in which ‘the majesty of the law’ could be both devised, interpreted and ruled upon from within a single building complex
Both inside and outside London’s historic areas, densification and intensification are much in evidence
The countryside is now a field for experimentation, where science, digitisation, satellite mapping and agricultural production have combined in a revolution
While it is still the case that women have yet to achieve equality in the architectural world, the Women in Architecture awards applaud first architectural quality, and then the architect – who happens to be a woman
The transformation of the Yongsan US Garrison into a parkland proves that architecture can overcome a history of occupation, war and an uneasy truce
From Herzog & de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie to Will Alsop’s Peckham Library, is it important for architecture to ‘fit in’?
In an architectural environment which favours the established rather than the unknown, emerging architects must have a good balance of creativity, knowledge and experience
WOHA’s public housing in Singapore is a revolution in mass housing design
Editorial: Does it matter what it looks like?Subscription
Is a bad building the same thing as an ugly building, or is a facade only skin-deep?