How could such a gifted architect also be responsible for such appalling ‘restoration’ jobs?
The procedures for protecting England’s historic buildings are now 70 years old. Is the system still fit for purpose?
The vast cemeteries built in 19th-century Italy can still tell us much about civic pride
The houses that architects designed for themselves can tell us much about their attitudes to their work
Sandycombe Lodge, built by J.M.W. Turner in 1812, offers an intriguing glimpse of the painter’s potential as an architect
The ancient cathedrals of England need financial help to stave off ruin
Peter Zumthor’s Kolumba is a poignant monument for a city devastated by wartime bombing
The future of Wentworth Woodhouse, a preposterous yet beautiful country house near Sheffield, has been secured after decades of uncertainty
In his bicentenary year, the Scottish architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson should be getting more attention
The UK’s City of Culture is home to a selection of great public buildings – from a late gothic masterpiece, to a state of the art ‘subquarium’