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Architects Journal
Robert Harbison

  • Masters of Building: Glasgow School of Art

    29-May-2014

    Read a building study of the Glasgow School of Art from the AJ’s seminal Masters of Building series
  • Bruno Munari's Design as Art

    5-Jan-2009

    Bruno Munari’s collection of essays is ‘the purest delight’ of Penguin Classics’ series of reissued design and art books, says Robert Harbison
  • New Revised Pevsner

    30-Jan-2008

    A lack of reverence makes this revised Pevsner one of the best in the series, writes Robert Harbison The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, by Alan Brooks and Nikolaus Pevsner. Yale. 846pp. £29.95
  • BOOK

    14-Jun-2007

    REVIEW
  • BOOK

    26-Apr-2007

    REVIEW
  • BOOK

    15-Mar-2007

    REVIEW
  • EXHIBITION

    30-Nov-2006

    REVIEW
  • BOOKS

    19-Oct-2006

    REVIEW
  • BOOK

    20-Jul-2006

    REVIEW
  • BOOK

    1-Dec-2005

    REVIEW
  • BOOK

    14-Jul-2005

    REVIEW - London 5: East By Bridget Cherry, Charles O'Brien and Nikolaus Pevsner. Yale UP, 2005. 864pp. £29.95
  • Art of self-promotion

    21-Apr-2005

    review - Architecture as Signs and Systems By Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown. Harvard University Press, 2004. 251pp. £22.95
  • Cut and dried

    10-Mar-2005

    review - Pevsner Architectural Guides: Sheffield By Ruth Harmarn and John Minnis. Yale University Press, 2005. 324pp. £9.99
  • Uphill struggle

    22-Jul-2004

    Sebastiano Serlio By Sabine Frommel. Electa, 2004. 400 pp. £59.95
  • Capital inheritance

    10-Jul-2003

    review
  • The wayward critic

    20-Feb-2003

    Italian Architecture of the 16th Century By Colin Rowe and Leon Satkowski. Princeton Architectural Press, 2002. 331pp. £24.95
  • Inflated importance

    3-Oct-2002

    Design and Crime (And Other Diatribes) By Hal Foster. Verso, 2002. 176pp. £14
  • Manchester makeover

    6-Dec-2001

    review
  • Lost in a maze

    10-May-2001

    Uncommon Ground: Architecture, Technology, and Topography By David Leatherbarrow.MIT Press, 2000. 297pp. £25.95
  • Loosing the thread

    5-Oct-2000

    Fashioning Vienna: Adolf Loos' Cultural Criticism By Janet Stewart. Routledge, 2000. 220pp. £19.99
  • West coast itineraries

    25-May-2000

    The Buildings of Scotland: Argyll and Buteby Frank Arneil Walker. Penguin, 2000. £35
  • Countering confusion

    18-May-2000

    This impressive production feels like more than one book. It is not just that it consists of two oddly-matched parts, a series of essays about archi tectural language followed by 18 pieces on particular terms. The feeling that it is more than one thing really takes hold in the second part, arranged alphabetically, starting with 11 pages on 'Character' and ending with three on 'User'. In between come particularly hefty treatments of 'Form', 'Function', 'History', 'Memory', 'Nature', ...
  • Strange bumps and bulges Hugo Haring: The Organic versus the Geometric by Peter Blundell Jones. Axel Menges, 1999. 232pp. £58 (Available from Triangle Bookshop 0171 631 1381)

    30-Sep-1999

    review
  • Matchless guide to city explorations

    21-Jan-1999

    BOOKS
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