On German Unity Day, a tour of Tempelhof Airport proved to be a powerful act of remembrance.
What does the future hold for small towns like Walsall?
Exploring Newcastle’s former ambition to become “Brasília Of The North”.
From its Roman walls to a series of modern carbuncles, Exeter has a curious mix of architecture, but not nearly as much as it once did.
Finding the unexpected in Le Havre, the French seaside city that’s full of surprises.
I had braced myself for its eventual fate, but seeing footage of Birmingham Central Library being demolished still brought a tear to my eye.
In the first part of a three-part essay about design systems, I review two approaches for the creation of something equally as complex: a city.
Having undergone a £272m conversion, London’s Olympic Stadium is ready to host Premier League football and world-class athletics. With its future secured, what hopes remain for its legacy?
Designed by Oscar Niemeyer, Brasília’s distinctive buildings feature a number of recuring design patterns and motifs.
For anyone coming to Brasília for its modernist architecture, no visit would be complete without a stay at this hotel. Designed by Oscar Niemeyer and opened in 1958, it hosted dignitaries such as Queen Elizabeth and Che Guevara before being devastated by fire in 1978. After facing decades of abandonment and neglect, it was modernised and reopened in 2006.
Architecture has never been kind to Birmingham, but then Birmingham has never been kind to its architecture.
Wellington will remain the most memorable stop on my brief tour of New Zealand, although perhaps not entirely for the right reasons.
Yesterday I went to see the Le Corbusier exhibition, currently showing at the Barbican Art Gallery in London.
The final stop in my four-city tour of the US in October was Washington, D.C.
I briefly encountered Chicago in March, relaxing there for two nights after three long days aboard the California Zephyr. At that time it was a snow covered, cold and blustery city, but I saw enough to want to come back.
The first stop in my four city tour of America was Seattle in the north-western state of Washington. Best known for its iconic Space Needle, it’s perhaps no surprise that I spent most of my time fixated on this slender looking tower.