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Paul Davies

Stories

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    Reyner Banham (1922 -1988)Subscription

    4 June, 2019

    The gas-fitter’s son from Norwich with sartorial flair and a way with words was on a mission to reanimate what he saw as a somewhat freeze-dried architectural Modernism with the fabled white heat of technology

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    Lucien Kroll (1927-)Subscription

    28 August, 2018

    The architecture of maverick Belgian architect Lucien Kroll may be expressive, quirky and prolific but remains largely invisible and inscrutable

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    Spaces of rebellion: on architectures of control and perverse spectacleSubscription

    22 June, 2018

    Throughout history, spaces have been appropriated and undone in the service of rebellion

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    Frank Gehry (1929-)Subscription

    11 May, 2018

    Gehry’s enduring career spotlights a world that has long lain waste to the spatial conceptions and obligations of the Renaissance

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    Signs of the times: Learning from Las Vegas returnsSubscription

    9 March, 2018

    The facsimile edition of Learning from Las Vegas, by Jane Drew Prize winner Denise Scott Brown, Robert Venturi, and Steven Izenour, is long overdue 

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    Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841)Subscription

    27 November, 2017

       

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    John Portman (1924-2017)Subscription

    8 September, 2017

    His hotels may have soft centres but the architecture of John Portman is as brutal as the late American capitalism that created it

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    Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)Subscription

    7 June, 2017

    The crux of Frank Lloyd Wright’s reputation lies in just how much you can believe of the romantic idealist as opposed to self-serving bastard

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    Martin Heidegger (1889-1976)Subscription

    11 April, 2017

    You wouldn’t think philosophy needed architecture, but with Heidegger it seemed to

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    William Burges (1827-1881)Subscription

    16 January, 2017

    Too much the hedonist to be God’s architect, Burges became something of a cult among Victorian enthusiasts

All by Paul Davies