The buildings erected in Asmara during Italian rule are remarkably forward-looking – and should not be allowed to crumble
The civic-mindedness of the visionary landscape designer and architect set him apart from his contemporaries
In her drawings as in her architecture, the Italian-born Brazilian modernist was ‘radical and magical’
William Kentridge and Sol LeWitt are among the artists making the transport system a destination in its own right
The designer’s former family home-cum-studio in Brussels is a landmark of early 20th-century architecture
His opulent style is a staple of Victorian churches and cathedrals – but it should be seen in a wider European context
Het Schip and other buildings of this early 20th-century movement are both hyper-modern and curiously medieval
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?