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London Design Festival

James Haldane

James Haldane

Originally trained as an architectural historian, James now splits his time between the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Royal College of Art. He is currently researching rapidly deployable expeditionary infrastructure for extreme environments, in addition to working on curatorial preparations for the new V and A at Dundee.

Joseph Rykwert



Eileen Gray: Pioneer of Design, December 1972

1 December, 1972Updated: 4 March, 2014 By Joseph Rykwert

Joseph Rykwert introduces the work of Eileen Gray in this piece from December 1972, prior to the opening of an exhibition of her work at the Heinz Gallery  //


In search of a lost houseSubscription

26 June, 2015 By Joseph Rykwert

From a child’s archetypal drawing to Alberti’s notion of it as a link in a chain, the house is an idea as much as a building, writes Joseph Rykwert