The good, the bad and the ugly – neoclassical architecture in modern times
It was the favoured architectural style of Stalin and the Nazis. What forms does classical revivalism take today?
Rewriting the past: must Rhodes fall?
A statue of Cecil Rhodes will stand at Oriel College, Oxford, in place despite calls for its removal, but debates about ‘erasing history’ rumble on
‘Without a palace of glass, life is a burdensome task.’ Paul Scheerbart’s utopian fantasies
‘Glass! Love!! Perpetual Motion!!! A Paul Scheerbart Reader’ reviewed
Why are there mass protests about Moscow’s mass-produced housing?
Moscow’s Khrushchev-era apartment blocks are hardly good housing, but their residents are unlikely to get a better replacement