Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Catherine Slessor's stories

Sort By: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • Edmund Clark Lithuania

    Black sites: torture's hidden infrastructureSubscription

    Opinion18 April, 2016

    A new book gives a glimpse of the ordinary buildings the CIA used as part of the US war on terror, says Catherine Slessor

  • Harley Gallery by Hugh Broughton Architects

    The Harley Gallery by Hugh Broughton ArchitectsSubscription

    Building23 March, 2016

    A new gallery building in Nottinghamshire provides an elegant and enduring home for the 5,000 items in the Portland Collection, says Cathy Slessor

  • Space Station

    The final frontierSubscription

    Opinion16 March, 2016

    The flying Meccano set that is the International Space Station is the most enduring legacy of the space race, says Catherine Slessor

  • Corner House by DSDHA

    Corner House by DSDHASubscription

    Building26 February, 2016

    A solid and geological, charcoal brick six-storey apartment block is a thoughtful and refined addition to London’s Fitzrovia, says Catherine Slessor

  • LCC architects

    Mavericks: aint’cha sick of them?Subscription

    Opinion9 February, 2016

    Catherine Slessor reflects on Mavericks: Breaking the Mould of British Architecture, a new exhibition at the Royal Academy running until 20 April

  • FAT and Grayson Perry's House for Essex

    Architects should get their craft freak onSubscription

    Opinion21 January, 2016

    Forget the middlebrow spectre of Arts and Crafts, when architects properly collaborate with manufacturers the results can be truly spectacular, says Catherine Slessor

  • Eggnog

    We’re all architecture critics nowSubscription

    Opinion16 December, 2015

    Architecture writing is changing, but good critics still call architects to account, speak truth to power and shape the understanding of complex issues, says Catherine Slessor

  • Gasworks by HAT Projects

    Gasworks by Hat ProjectsSubscription

    Building11 December, 2015

    HAT Projects’ refurbishment of run-down exhibition spaces and studios at the Oval sustains artistic endeavour against the grain of sterile gentrification in Kennington, says Catherine Slessor

  • Hatton Wall by Roz Barr Architects

    Hatton Wall by Roz Barr ArchitectsSubscription

    Building10 December, 2015

    Roz Barr has sensitively reconfigured  a Victorian Building in London’s Hatton Garden into flats and commercial space, writes Catherine Slessor

  • Scottish parliament ariel view

    Recovering the joy in the craft of making thingsSubscription

    Opinion19 November, 2015

    Malcolm Fraser helped free Edinburgh from historical intertia, now he’s calling for a critical national renewal to help make better buildings

Show  10 per page20 per page