As we reflect on the career of Indian architect Charles Correa, we look back to when he met Peter Smithson and Zaha Hadid at an event in the Cumbrian landscape organised by the Cumberland Society of Architects as part of the Festival of Architecture in 1984.
Following last week’s seminar on the future of classicism at The Prince’s Foundation, we look back to an exhibition of drawings and prints by classical architect Quinlan Terry at the Leinster Gardens premises of Academy Editions and AD in Bayswater.
Architect Quinlan Terry
Thirty years after Pevsner’s death and three decades before Buildings of England became an app, the life’s work of Sir Nikolaus Pevsner was celebrated in an obituary after his death in 1983. We look back to his remarkable effort to document England’s notable buildings
Subject: Nikolaus Pevsner
Lambeth strikes back: In 1981, BD published a poster of prime minister Margaret Thatcher by the Borough of Lambeth’s architectural staff.
It was to convince local residents of the need to maintain services in the face of swingeing cuts.
Subject: Margaret Thatcher
A look back to when David Kohn’s Parisian inspiration for his apartment in Barcelona made its mark on Richard Rogers.
Architect: Richard Rogers
Sculptor: Richard Deacon
Location: Maison de Verre, Paris
As Toyo Ito is awarded the 2013 Pritzker Prize, we look back at an exhibition at the V&A for which the Japanese architect designed a room.
Architect Toyo Ito
Location V&A Museum, London
With MPs recently calling for greater pub protection and the Marquis of Lansdowne threatened with demolition to make way for Chipperfield’s extension to the Geffrye Museum, we look back at a pub in Manchester which was saved against all odds.
Building Old Wellington Inn