The ancient mosque of Ahmad ibn Tulun deserves to be much better known
An abandoned art deco swimming pool is now a museum of art and industry
It was the favoured architectural style of Stalin and the Nazis. What forms does classical revivalism take today?
The ‘High Tech’ architecture developed by Norman Foster and his peers in the late 1960s relied on great draughtsmanship
Plans for a rooftop bar at the Royal Festival Hall have thankfully been scrapped, but questions remain over the stewardship of the Southbank centre
The great iron structures of 19th-century Britain are important parts of the island’s cultural memory
The American architect, whose career spanned seven decades, has died at the age of 93
The Victorian architect fused styles past and present, inventing fictive histories for his buildings
Two hundred years ago, the English parliament passed the Act for Building New Churches, allocating £1m for the task
The architect and designer’s reputation stands higher than ever – but the source of his talent remains elusive
Béla Lajta was one of the most innovative architects of the early 20th century
Kandy should be prouder of the pioneering architect, who instigated the idea of ‘regional modernism’
The architect was once best known for his neoclassical buildings, but his reputation now rests on the glasshouses at Kew Gardens
The Alton Estate in London is at risk from proposals that will ruin the architecture and destroy social housing
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’