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James Dunnett

Stories

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    The great schools robberySubscription

    6 November, 2015

    London’s schools are increasingly at risk of demolition, as the property bubble makes the playing fields they stand on prime redevelopment opportunities for heads faced with funding shortfalls.

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    CFA Voysey (1857-1941)Subscription

    24 August, 2015

    From his Arts and Crafts roots, did Voysey sow the seeds of Modernism?

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    This house moves to move: The case for relocating ParliamentSubscription

    7 May, 2015

    Decamping the British capital out of London would reassert parliament as a central congress, save money, and perhaps even rescue the UK itself

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    The Importance of Being Ernö: Goldfinger from wooden toys to 'spatial feeling'Subscription

    9 September, 2014

    Ernö Goldfinger’s AR articles formed the first verbal articulation of his architecture’s marked and expressive spatial feeling

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    Let's Demolish WhitehallSubscription

    26 February, 2014

    The story of Leslie Martin’s ambitious plans to transform Whitehall is one that deserves to be known, and is well told by Adam Sharr and Stephen Thornton

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    Landscape PortraitSubscription

    23 October, 2012

    The reciprocal and sometimes antagonistic relationship between architecture and landscape forms the unifying topic of this otherwise uneven collection of essays

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    In Sharp focusSubscription

    18 June, 2012Comments (1)

    An anthology of Dennis Sharp’s writings brings to light his interest in German culture

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    Constructivist Glory in the UkraineSubscription

    March 2012

    The Ukraine has joined the ever expanding list of Docomomo nations aiming to secure, maintain and exhibit their Modernist architectural assets

  • Foster + Partners’ Thames Hub vision offers an integrated transport strategy for London

    Great Britain – The case for a new capital citySubscription

    26 November, 2011Comments (2)

    In light of the increasing centralisation of wealth in London, imagine the prosperity that a new political capital city in the centre of the country could bring, writes James Dunnett

  • Richard Pare’s 1999 photograph of the dramatic Gosprom Building office complex

    Pared Back Soviet Modernism Subscription

    23 November, 2011

    Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915-1935, Royal Academy of Arts