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Richard Horden gave an insight into the quirks of one of the architectural greats when he spoke at the Surface Design Show on 7 Marchon the topic of downsizing. Founder of the concept of ‘microarchitecture’, Horden was talking mainly about his tiny cube, the micro-compact home that he developed with his students at Munich and which he himself inhabits two nights a week. It was on a par with the miniaturising of so much technology, he said, citing the mobile phone as ...

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