The architect’s highly ornamented designs have more in common with the work of his European peers
When it came to projecting British power abroad, Christopher Wren proved a handy source of inspiration in the creation of an ‘English Renaissance’ style
The best Scotch baronial buildings epitomise the sophisticated planning required by a mid Victorian household. But have they had their day?
The architect wreathed his buildings in mystical language – but his modern citadels are clearly among the great achievements of 20th-century architecture
The best recent takes on this architectural form have a hint of magic about them