Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Owen Hatherley's stories

Sort By: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • Eurovisionaries: Munich

    Owen Hatherley’s Eurovisionaries: MunichSubscription

    Culture16 January, 2016

    Dripping with wealth, the home of BMW and capital city of Bavaria no doubt has the architecture it deserves. But to see what is really special in 20th century Munich you need to head out to the 1972 Olympic Park, writes Owen Hatherley

  • Sofia

    Owen Hatherley’s Eurovisionaries: SofiaSubscription

    Culture7 January, 2016

    The Bulgarian capital has neither erased nor obsessively maintained the past, encompassing a mixture of architecture where the only omission is anything of note from the last 26 years of ‘freedom’, writes Owen Hatherley

  • Thessaloniki

    Owen Hatherley’s Eurovisionaries: ThessalonikiSubscription

    Culture24 November, 2015

    Greece’s second city had much of its rich built heritage removed following a ‘Europeanising’ modernisation a century ago, but now faces industrial decline with its economy strangled by European policy, writes Owen Hatherley

  • Owen_Hatherley_Silesian_Metropolis__8_

    Owen Hatherley’s Eurovisionaries: Silesian MetropolisSubscription

    Culture4 October, 2015

    This little-known conurbation in south-west Poland is in fact the largest municipality of the eastern EU, with a sometimes eccentric architectural mix that includes Gothic, Neoclassical and Modernist buildings, writes Owen Hatherley

  • Bologna___06

    Owen Hatherley’s Eurovisionaries: BolognaSubscription

    Culture4 September, 2015

    In the 1970s, Bologna was the embodiment of Italian Communist-run local government, championing an anti-development stance that preserved its historic built environment. Owen Hatherley evaluates how well the city is faring 40 years on

  • FAT_House_for_Essex_crop2

    Owen Hatherley on FAT's House for EssexSubscription

    Building21 August, 2015

    The small structure almost collapses under the weight of FAT, Grayson Perry and Alain de Botton’s ideas, says Owen Hatherley

  • headphones_Babelux_Flickr

    Music reveals how city users have their own ways of exploring it Subscription

    Opinion7 August, 2015

    The fertile combination of city and sound has never been properly explored, but architects could learn much from it, says Owen Hatherley

  • Split_Croatia___3_

    Owen Hatherley’s Eurovisionaries: SplitVideoSubscription

    Culture7 August, 2015

    Owen Hatherley visits selected cities in EU countries to discover what their urban design tells us about their history and the state of the union. His first port of call is Split in Croatia, the last country to join the EU

  • No 1 Poultry (taken in 2008)

    No1 Poultry may be ugly but it should still be listedSubscription

    Opinion8 July, 2015

    Ugly as it is in many respects, Stirling’s strange, obsessively detailed Number One Poultry nevertheless deserves a listing, says Owen Hatherley

  • wHITE

    Strange daysSubscription

    Building2 July, 2015

    Owen Hatherley considers the future of urban housing provision

Show  10 per page20 per page50 per page