Since the invention of the medium, photography has always had an ambiguous relationship with architecture
Wolf’s Cove, the model village in Gloucestershire designed by Charles Paget Wade, is proof of the architect’s commitment to creating ideal communities
All that remains of the city’s two medieval castles is the empty shell of a single tower, now imaginatively restored by Hugh Broughton Architects
The American artist’s ‘Black Chapel’ is an imposing addition to the manicured lawns of Kensington Gardens but is it where you’ll find perfection?
As the Manhattan skyline keeps getting higher, the quality of the skyscrapers crowding the horizon seems to be getting lower and lower
Wentworth Woodhouse, the largest stately home in England, has at last been restored to something of its former glory
Formerly home to the Venetian officials who cared for the city’s poor, the newly restored historic building now serves the local community as well as tourists
140 London Wall is an imperious piece of 1970s architecture – so why is it being replaced by a generic office block, at great environmental cost?
The Arts and Industries Building on the National Mall has finally reopened – and it remains as forward-looking as ever
The ambitious post-war planning programme was an extraordinary achievement – and one that is ripe for reassessment
The architect who created some of the most memorable buildings of the last century and was a major influence on urban policy in Britain has died at the age of 88
Joseph Gandy’s dramatic paintings turned John Soane’s neoclassical designs into full-blown Romantic fantasies
Raymond Erith adapted classical architecture for a modern age
Sitting on the steps is now forbidden – but for centuries, the monumental staircase has been one of Rome’s most theatrical attractions
The emperor of France longed to rival the emperors of ancient Rome, reorganising the great cities of Europe and creating a few of his own
These vast, bustling buildings were once emblems of city life – but they’ve been in decline for years and the pandemic has only hastened their demise
The architect wreathed his buildings in mystical language – but his modern citadels are clearly among the great achievements of 20th-century architecture
They’re the classic way to embellish a building – and for all their suspicion of ornament, even modern architects went in for them
The Architectural Association in London has always been a quirky place, writes Douglas Murphy, but its pupils still go on to dominate the profession
As the future of one of Edinburgh’s greatest buildings hangs in the balance, we republish Gavin Stamp’s call from 2015 to preserve its architectural integrity
Replicas and reconstructions are often regarded as inauthentic, but what does authenticity mean in the case of a building?
Whether for grand prospects or compact residential buildings, it seems as though architects never tire of the crescent form
The reconstruction of the Berlin Palace is just one example of the city’s nostalgia for the past