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James Pallister

And it's goodbye from him...

14-Dec-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] In his final column, James Pallister looks back on seven and a half years at the AJ

Leicestershire: Photography by Mitra Tabrizian

A glimpse of Britain's industrial heritage

7-Dec-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] The Wapping Project celebrates Britain’s industrial past, writes James Pallister

Cowcross Street, Liverpool

The future of placemaking

30-Nov-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] Young urbanists are giving development a kick up the backside, says James Pallister

The New English Landscape

Discover the new English landscape

25-Nov-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] Find a familiar, unhomely world in Orton’s images of Essex, says James Pallister


In Newcastle’s construction industry there’s happiness and nostalgia

16-Nov-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] James Pallister heads to Newcastle for a celebration of Ryder Architecture’s 60-year anniversary


William Cobbett: found in the swop box

9-Nov-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] James Pallister finds the Golden Age in a swap box at Warwick Parkway station

Moorings Estate public realm; AF with Gallions Housing Association

Developing a public realm scheme for Thamesmead

4-Nov-2013 | By

Practical public realm design can build on Thamesmead’s best points, says James Pallister

Adrian Street and his father, 1973, photographed by Dennis Hutchinson

We don't hear much about 'Big Society' anymore, this exhibition changes that

19-Oct-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] James Pallister looks at two new exhibitions focusing on social mobility and exclusion

RIBA HUB film screening

Students are taking interviews into the video age

14-Oct-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] An architecture student group has set up a series of video interviews which are aired in public screenings, writes James Pallister

Kingsgate Bridge

Head north to Durham for cultural delights

4-Oct-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] Durham City offers awe-inspiring cultural spectacles, finds James Pallister

James Pallister

The London housing debate is heating up

25-Sep-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] James Pallister attends Open-City’s inaugural public debate

ReDo Studio’s ReDone Appliances

A new exhibition captures mass-produced objects transitioning to one-offs

12-Sep-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] The industrial revolution of 2013 is powered by bespoke kettles, writes James Pallister


Welcome the onset of autumn with this seaside exhibition

9-Sep-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] Seaside piers haven’t fared well in recent years but Simon Roberts’ pictures of the skeletal remains show some optimism


Feeling jaded with design?

29-Aug-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] Befriend a techie, advises James Pallister

Landscape Futures

Landscape Futures and the 'New Aesthetic'

19-Aug-2013 | By

The scrutinising techno-landscape will become commonplace, faster than we may anticipate, writes James Pallister


A new zine gives frustrated young architects a voice

6-Aug-2013 | By

The Unpublishables aims to create a platform for young architects and designers, writes James Pallister

Bystanders off Istikal Caddessi, Istanbul

Report from Taksim Square demo violence

10-Jul-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK – FROM ISTANBUL] After a few minutes I realised. It wasn’t hayfever, a stubborn cold, or eye strain. What was making my eyes and nose sting was probably tear gas


For the love of Kielder

21-Jun-2013 | By

Kielder Forest’s architecture programme has bedded in well, writes James Pallister

Elephant house

Hunting for the Urban Elephant

6-Jun-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] James Pallister welcomes a Hugh Casson retrospective at the Royal Academy

What is good architecture

What is good architecture?

30-May-2013 | By

[THIS WEEK] The simplest questions are often the most difficult, writes James Pallister

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