Architecture

Letter from Calcutta

Industry never came, but houses and neighbourhoods were destroyed

29 Jun 2015

Winning Guggenheim Helsinki design revealed

The jury praised the winning proposal as ‘deeply respectful of the site’. Do you agree?

23 Jun 2015

Charles Correa: 1930–2015

His idealism and sense of public service made him an unusual figure

22 Jun 2015

The long wait for Britain’s Waterloo memorial

It’s taken 200 years for Britain to commemorate the dead

11 Jun 2015

John Aubrey on architecture: centuries old and more relevant than ever

17th-century writing on ancient buildings never felt so contemporary

28 May 2015

Assemble: could 18 young architects take home the Turner Prize?

To be honest, the art world bats barely an eyelash at this ‘new’ development

13 May 2015

How extensive is the cultural damage in Nepal?

Unesco World Heritage sites are severely damaged, but reconstruction might be an option

30 Apr 2015

Forum: Does the restoration of Chartres Cathedral deserve praise?

Is the restoration of Chartres Cathedral a tragedy, or a worthy improvement?

27 Apr 2015

‘The Next Helsinki’ and the Guggenheim Helsinki are as bad as each other

Should the city even close a few museums instead of designing more?

21 Apr 2015

Bernini in Paris: Architecture at a Crossroad

In 1665 Louis XIV asked Bernini to design a new façade for the Louvre. What would it have meant for Paris if the Sun King had commissioned him?

13 Apr 2015