Architecture and planning
Architecture and planning

Architecture and planning

16 August 2018

Genoa: notes on a disaster

Poor maintenance and underinvestment could well explain the Morandi Bridge collapse.

25 August 2017

State rewards for exercise? Jog on

NHS 'Healthy New Towns' won't change anyone's lifestyle.

4 April 2016

Zaha Hadid: an architectural visionary

In play-it-safe times, Hadid's social ambition shone through.

28 September 2015

In praise of
Brutalism

We should celebrate the daring spirit of this unloved school of architecture.

London isn’t over – you’re just bored with it

The middle-class observers flouncing out of London need a reality check.

14 October 2014

London: let’s build better

The capital is headed in the right direction – up. But can we please ditch the ‘quirky’ buildings?

6 September 2013

Rebuilding our faith in human ingenuity

Rebuilding the World Trade Center is stirring stuff, but it shouldn’t take tragedy for us to celebrate our mighty skyscrapers.

30 August 2012

Why progress remains stuck on the tarmac

The dithering over building a third runway at Heathrow, never mind new airports, exposes our leaders’ inability to seize control of the future.