To the casual observer, last year’s Architects Declare manifesto appeared to offer the unusual spectacle of an entire profession shooting itself in the foot. But with the shift of emphasis from new-build to reuse, could it be embarking on its most exciting chapter yet? I explored the world of adapted architecture for Concrete Futures magazine
For the City of London Corporation’s 2017 prospectus, I interviewed Ivan Harbour and John McElgunn of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners about the changing face of London’s financial quarter.
For Concrete Quarterly, Summer 2016, I interviewed Stirling Prize winner Paul Monaghan of AHMM about the practice’s mastery of concrete techniques, and the joys of making it up as you go along …
Architecture 00’s highly adaptable space for human rights organisations sprang from an unlikely inspiration … the humble bookshelf. My review for Concrete Quarterly, Winter 2015
In an age of austerity, Wembley’s new public services centre is a beacon of sustainability and civic pride. Concrete Quarterly, Spring 2014
A Chinese architect has created an extraordinary cave-like space in its own back garden. Concrete Quarterly, Spring 2013