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Intuitive inventions Alsop & Stormer: Selected and Current Works Images Publishing (Melbourne), 1999. 256pp. £35. Distributor 01394 385501

Of the contemporary practices which deserve to be profiled in a monograph, there can be little dispute that Alsop & Stormer are near the top of the list. Will Alsop is one of the best British architects of his generation, and this new book shows his splendidly inventive form-making. Alsop's design approach has always been intuitive rather than consciously intellectual. He makes it plain that he is happier as a painter rather than a theorist, and what he likes best is the kind of bold ...

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