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Off grid: MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK, by 6a ArchitectsSubscription

By Douglas Murphy

Poised at the edge of Milton Keynes’ Modernist city plan, 6a Architects’ extension of the MK Gallery rekindles a lost arcadian vision

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Love letter to suburbia: Croydon's buried treasureSubscription

In contrast to its staid, soulless reputation, the outskirts of Croydon brim with life

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Milton Keynes and the urbanism of innocenceSubscription

The advertising campaign for Milton Keynes is very revealing, ignoring essential values of city living and urbanity in favour of images stressing seclusion, ease of escape to the countryside, and a consumer future displaying the bland sensible products that reflect the cautious, non-commital ‘functional’ aesthetic of its architecture

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Hélène Binet: ‘I am interested in making you dream about the place’VideoSubscription

Winner of the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize 2019, photographer Hélène Binet talks dreams, Zaha Hadid and photography you can hold in your hands following the Women in Architecture awards in March

Moving pictures: Flint House by Skene Catling de la PeñaVideoSubscription

An atmospheric film of the wedge-shaped award-winning house 

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The rise and fall and rise of Edwin LutyensSubscription

From AR November 1981: The variations in Lutyens’ critical standing provides an interesting sidelight on the history of the fluctuating fortunes of the Modern Movement in Britain

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Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944)Subscription

Lutyens’ popularity was undoubtedly down to the ease with which he manipulated architectural signifiers of wealth and taste

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