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Soane spectacular

T here was a glittering turnout at the Royal Academy for the splendid Piers Gough-designed Soane show, coming full-circle from his Lutyens show in the early 1980s which, some say, marked the introduction of the neo-classicism and post-modernism which dominated architectural discourse in a less than productive way for more than a decade. Curiously there is a link to the Edwardian era: it turns out that one of the ceilings displayed in the Soane exhibition has been wrongly identified ...

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