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John Allan's stories

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  • Installation view of the Tate Britain exhibition

    James Stirling: Notes from the ArchiveSubscription

    Culture14 April, 2011

    James Stirling’s Clore Gallery at Tate Britain is an unintentionally fitting venue for a retrospective of an architect whose work continues to divide opinion, writes John Allan

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    John Allan on Stirling as architecture’s gravediggerSubscription

    Culture12 August, 2010

    The buildings of the Red Trilogy may be seen to have entrenched a fatal narcissism in British modernism

  • Patrick Gwynne (1913-2003)Subscription

    Archive8 May, 2003

    The death of Patrick Gwynne severs perhaps our last direct connection with the pioneering generation of architects who introduced Modern architecture into this country in the 1930s. His continuous evolution of domestic architecture over 70 years could be seen as a vital thread extending that celebrated tradition of The English House documented by Herman Muthesius a century ago.

  • DOCOMOMO conference tackles vision and realitySubscription

    Archive1 October, 1998

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  • Last founding member of Tecton dies aged 90Subscription

    Archive15 January, 1998

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