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Joseph Rykwert

Stories

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    In search of a lost houseSubscription

    26 June, 2015

    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

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    Leon Krier (1946- )Subscription

    3 June, 2013

    The satirist masterplanner favoured by Prince Charles is worthy of a grudging admiration

  • Chinese Architecture

    Character BuildingSubscription

    4 March, 2013

    The book Chinese Architecture and Metaphor: Song Culture in the Yinzao Fashi Building Manual by Jiren Feng brings new light to the study of Chinese architectural writing

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    George's Pet GothSubscription

    17 December, 2012

    The life of James Wyatt, architect of collapsed masterpieces, is fairly recounted in new book writes Joseph Rykwert

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    Games Lessons at the Soane MuseumSubscription

    24 July, 2012

    Joseph Rykwert reviews an exhibition on sports buildings, from the Colosseum to the modern Olympics

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    The Untold Story of the World’s Most Famous DrawingSubscription

    31 January, 2012Comments (1)

    Toby Lester observes the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic Vitruvian Man

  • Rambling Roman à clef

    Rambling Roman à clefSubscription

    23 November, 2011

    Do we need another book on Rome? Or, for that matter, another more or less autobiographical book by Robert Hughes?

  • 60 years on from the Festival of Britain

    Sixty years on from the Festival of Britain – Joseph RykwertSubscription

    29 June, 2011

    Sixty years on from the Festival of Britain, the AR invites Joseph Rykwert to reconsider its role in shaping modern, post-war architecture

  • Index

    Eileen Gray: Pioneer of Design, December 1972

    1 December, 1972Updated: 4 March, 2014

    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  //