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Illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

2-May-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

18-Apr-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

11-Apr-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

L’Obscurier

The diaries of L’Obscurier

4-Apr-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

L’Obscurier

The diaries of L’Obscurier

28-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

21-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

14-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

7-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

Illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

28-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

L’Obscurier

The diaries of L’Obscurier

21-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

14-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

7-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

Illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

31-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

L’Obscurier

The diaries of L’Obscurier

24-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

L’Obscurier

The diaries of L’Obscurier

17-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

L’Obscurier

The diaries of L’Obscurier

10-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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A High-Visionary Superhighway

31-Oct-2014 | By

Ian Martin designs a series of cycle superhighways for London

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Question: What’s scarier than a mega-bling iconic landmark designed by Frank Gehry?

31-Oct-2014 | By

Answer: a mega-bling iconic landmark not designed by Frank Gehry, says Rory Olcayto (ha ha)

‘It falls on the verge of wallpaper’. Alsop in front of Large Decoration with Masks (1953). Image: Anthony Coleman

Will Alsop: the idea of the ‘Garden City’ denies reality

31-Oct-2014 | By William Alsop

The Garden City as a concept is a contradiction to the modern social condition, says Will Alsop

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Join us at the Royal College of Physicians for the second AJ Footprint Live conference

30-Oct-2014 | By

The AJ’s second annual Footprint Live conference, will take place on November 20 at the Royal College of Physicians, writes Hattie Hartman

Frank Gehry is probably right about quality

29-Oct-2014 | By

we need to have good ground rules, writes Paul Finch

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Obituary: Bryan Jefferson (1928 - 2014)

28-Oct-2014 | By Tom Rhys Jones

Jefferson Sheard managing director Tom Rhys Jones remembers ‘a man of too much energy and vision to be contained within one city’

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The government is now consulting on UK housing standards

27-Oct-2014 | By Geoff Wilkinson

The Regs: Geoff Wilkinson explains current proposals for changes to regulations on space standards and security

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Three Cheers For The Dalek Clusterfuck

24-Oct-2014 | By

Ian Martin redesigns Victorian England for television

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Big Mac or heritage pork?

24-Oct-2014 | By

They’re the two flavours of architecture today, says Rory Olcayto

Sydney

It is time to revive the useful concept of ‘vesting’

22-Oct-2014 | By

We need a body that can draw everything together - and in particular get a grip on land and site assembly, writes Paul Finch

Legalease

Three clauses in appointments documents often give rise to heated debate

20-Oct-2014 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: The right to withdraw consent to the use of architect’s drawings is probably a better weapon in theory than in it is practice, writes Mark Klimt

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Yipster gentrification

17-Oct-2014 | By

Ian Martin proposes a regeneration scheme for Hartlepool via a process of ‘gamification’

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Profession and public are united in their condemnation of Viñoly's Walkie Talkie

17-Oct-2014 | By

But, while the Walkie Talkie is nearly full, the Cheesegrater struggles to find tenants, says Rory Olcayto