Rosie Batsford outlines the history and significance of Exeter Cathedral, and the current extensive plans for renovation and restoration work set to continue to 2025.
Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter
Venturing Into Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter As Milo explores Barcelona, he opens the door to the City’s gothic quarter. Rich in history, this ancient, picturesque enclave is a jewel of an old world set in an already vibrant crown. A real must-see for anyone in Barcelona! Barcelona’s historic Gothic Quarter, so named for its distinctive architectural […]
From the foundations up: how green architecture is tackling climate change
Following the COP26 summit, Siobhan Bahl investigates the link between architecture and climate change and assesses the dangers of greenwashing.
“Never Demolish”: The French couple revolutionising architecture
Floris de Bruin uncovers the new economic and environmentally-friendly architecture which could revolutionise the way we build.
Exeter’s Architectural Histories
Austin Taylor explores Exeter’s rich architectural histories, from its Roman roots to its Georgian splendour
The Politics of Architecture
Online Arts and Literature Editor, Lucy Aylmer reflects on the importance of architecture
Architecture after Coronavirus
Courtney Priday considers how the coronavirus might change our architectural landscape
100 Years of Bauhaus
The Bauhaus movement, formed in the 20th century, was rooted in concerns over manufacturing and its soullessness; the movement aimed to unite the soul of fine art with more functional creations. It has stimulated rethinking the meaning of art, typically thought of as humanities, by fusing it together with more research-based science. The Bauhaus school […]
Columbus – Review
Now this is a film that owes a lot to its location shooting. It’s stunning. Kogonada’s debut film, Columbus is visually beautiful and is shot very much like a Wes Anderson picture. In fact, Kogonada describes himself as an “academic-turned-filmmaker”, starting his filmic career in video essays around well-known directors (including Anderson). His debut feature follows […]
In with the new (but not out with the old): the V&A’s new Exhibition Road Quarter
The Victoria & Albert Museum has always been one of my favourites due to its hybridity of old and new – from historical artefacts to contemporary cultural exhibits, everything from early modern royal portraiture to the history of underwear. So, fittingly, the new Exhibition Road Quarter is also a hybrid of old and new. Visitors […]