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Architects Journal
Patrick Lynch

Stories by contributor

  • The office as a work of art


    Large projects on inner-city sites afford opportunities for both artistic creativity and civic responsibility, says Patrick Lynch
  • Birkin Haward: Architect turned artist


    The paintings of architect Birkin Haward capture the peculiarities of building and painting in East Anglia, writes Patrick Lynch
  • House 1 and House 2, by TAKA, Dublin


    Patrick Lynch visits two homes by Irish practice TAKA that sparkle with ideas, but also speak of the quotidian aspects of life, death and rebirth. Photography by Alice Clancy
  • 50 New Bond Street, London by Eric Parry Architects


    Eric Parry Architects’ latest office scheme on New Bond Street reflects the charm and elegance of its Mayfair location, says Patrick Lynch. Photography by Timothy Soar
  • Peter Zumthor speaks to the Architects' Journal


    Full transcript of an interview with the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor following his RIBA lecture
  • The Judicious Eye by Joseph Rykwert


    Joseph Rykwert’s new book, The Judicious Eye, makes a ‘graceful contribution’ to his life’s work.
  • Donald Judd's architectural fury


    Donald Judd’s spatial art is pure, furious and humane. He’d have made a great architect, says Patrick Lynch
  • The Burrell Collection – in praise of play


    Epoch defining doesn’t have to be polemical, says Patrick Lynch. Just look at Glasgow’s Burrell Collection
  • Forces of good and evil met again in Venice battling for the soul of architecture


    The conflict stirred up by the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and the fact that it ignored curator Aaron Betsky’s theme of pseudo-critical masturbation, was the latest salvo in a battle for the soul of architecture today.
  • Betsky's Biennale is a decade out of date


    On my first night in Venice, just before the biennale opened, I bumped into some friends who were drinking with Bill Menking and Teddy Cruz, curator of and exhibitor in the American pavilion, in a bar in a scruffy bitof town.
  • Opinion - Public Spaces


    Any country’s public life owes a debt to its history – and so should its public spaces, writes Patrick Lynch.
  • Opinion - Flood Management


    Opinion Modern flood management is about living with rising water, not blocking it out, writes Robert Barker.
  • Opinion - The Olympic Stadium


    The 2012 Olympic stadium’s only claim to architecture is that it is removable, writes Patrick Lynch.
  • Teaching Abroad


    Practising architects should be welcomed into British schools of architecture, says Patrick Lynch
  • Opinion - Meaningful Decoration


    Meaningful decoration is more than just complicated wallpaper, says Patrick Lynch.
  • Glenn Murcutt Monograph


    The new Murcutt monograph is a priceless record of his faultless projects, says Patrick Lynch.Glenn Murcutt, Architect. 01 Editions NSW Australia. 184pp. AUD $1,650 (£758).
  • Patrick Lynch on Education


    Only by understanding what is worth conserving can new architecture enrich the old, says Patrick Lynch.
  • On Beauty (letter) and Patrick Lynch's Response


    The Letter:In preparing to review Norman Foster Works 3 in another journal, I discovered the recent appraisal by Patrick Lynch in the Critics section of AJ 15.11.07. Having studied the previous volumes, I had begun to form the view that not only was this perhaps the best of the Foster Works series published so far, but the one which contained both the most assertive and innovative projects, such as the Millennium Tower in Tokyo (pictured left) or the nautical architecture ...
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