Arthur Gordon Shoosmith showed great promise but built very little – though he did design a magnificent church in New Delhi
Photography flourished in Scotland during its early development in the mid 19th century
Large, long windows and a flat roof for sunbathing: is it any wonder that Britain’s early experiments with modernist architecture were by the sea?
The self-taught Nek Chand created an extraordinary rock garden in Chandigarh and its survival is something of a miracle.
George Peabody’s vision lives on, and we would do well to heed it today
In praise of an London institution that was founded 150 years ago
‘Attitudes change, fortunately, but…things we now find offensive cannot be airbrushed away.’
‘The Celtic Revival in architecture depended upon ancient shrines, castles, and vernacular buildings’
Sofia has many important monuments – and they should not be removed or destroyed
Almost every great city seems to have produced one or perhaps two architects who escape the constraints of history: in Budapest it was Lechner
‘This undoubted failure has become a compelling monument’
There is no resisting fashion when it comes to places in which to drink
It’s taken 200 years for Britain to commemorate the dead
The great Palladian country house in Surrey has been very badly damaged
The proposed Garden Bridge over the Thames is impractical as a park and misguided as a river crossing
The IWM’s First World War centenary programme is the rightful highlight among hundreds of events planned to mark the anniversary in 2014