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Ian Ritchie's stories

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  • Heatherwick Garden Bridge

    Ian Ritchie: 'What problem does the Garden Bridge solve?'Subscription

    Opinion27 July, 2015

    Ian Ritchie takes a forensic look at why Thomas Heatherwick’s controversial Garden Bridge proposal is the wrong project for London

  • Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2015

    Landscapes go back to natureSubscription

    Culture13 June, 2015

    Ian Ritchie, curator of this year’s Architecture Room at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, on how its theme, ‘Inventive Landscapes’, is a response to the call of the wild

  • Ian Ritchie

    Ian Ritchie: 'I wanted to show how architects think beyond their projects'Subscription

    News2 June, 2015

    The curator of the Royal Academy’s 2015 Architecture Gallery, Ian Ritchie, talks about why he focused on ‘inventive landscape’, removing model cases and wanting to buy Kengo Kuma’s sketches

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    Ian Ritchie on Oxford and Cambridge dripsSubscription

    Culture12 August, 2010

    ‘The Leak’, or keeping the water out, has haunted modern architecture ever since the flat roof of modernism

  • Chelsea Barracks aerial

    Art and inspiration: From Constable to KandinskySubscription

    News30 June, 2010

    Fresh minds, not princely interference, are needed to build a new ‘classic architecture’, says Ian Ritchie

  • Chairman's reportSubscription

    Archive24 July, 2003

    This year's submissions were of a very high standard. This, I suspect, reflects not only the improving quality of architecture generally in this country, but also the prestige of these awards.