Timothy Brittain-Catlin teaches architecture at the University of Kent

The baroque Edwardian buildings of Edwin Rickards

The architect’s highly ornamented designs have more in common with the work of his European peers

The Edwardian architects who built the British Empire

When it came to projecting British power abroad, Christopher Wren proved a handy source of inspiration in the creation of an ‘English Renaissance’ style

Buchanan Castle, Stirlingshire, as it is today.

Are Scotland’s baronial castles worth saving?

The best Scotch baronial buildings epitomise the sophisticated planning required by a mid Victorian household. But have they had their day?

National Assembly Building of Bangladesh, Dhaka (1962–83), designed by Louis Kahn (1901–74).

Keep cool: the concrete castles of Louis Kahn

The architect wreathed his buildings in mystical language – but his modern citadels are clearly among the great achievements of 20th-century architecture

Nithurst Farm in West Sussex, designed by Adam Richards and completed in 2019.

‘Like the sudden revelation of something ancient’ – in praise of contemporary follies

The best recent takes on this architectural form have a hint of magic about them

The west side of Henbury Hall in Cheshire, designed by Julian Bicknell and built in 1986–87.

When Palladio came to Cheshire – in the 1980s

Henbury Hall is a fine example of neo-Palladian architecture. But what does it mean to recreate a historical style?