For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.
The architecture of the past might appear as a static and lasting thing; the roof over our heads and the solid floor beneath our feet assuring us that it will outlast at least our short human lives to remain or even become a thing of heritage for future generations. This issue, we look at acts of preservation, from the rituals performed and embedded with the contents of Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge to the continuous upkeep of the mud-formed buildings of Tangassogo village in Burkina Faso. The full table of contents is available here.
New into Old 2019 Winner: the refurbishment of Flores & Prats’ Sala Beckett in Barcelona keeps the exterior true to its 1920s composition but substantially reconfigures the interior