Rowan Moore is the architecture critic for the Observer and previously for the Evening Standard. He is also a "
"trained architect, and was formerly the Director of the Architecture Foundation. His award-winning book Why We Build was published by Picador in 2012. In 2014 he was named Critic of the Year by the UK Press Awards.
Rowan Moore, architecture critic for The Observer and author of Slow Burn City, explains some of the stories behind the buildings of our capital city.
We thought we’d give new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, a hand by making him a reading list of books exploring the challenges and joys of living in London.
Rowan Moore's book Why We Build has been shortlisted for the International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA) book award.
Rowan Moore, author of Why We Build, talks about his favourite books, bloggers and sporting moments, past and present.
We asked Rowan Moore to pick his top five architectural follies, and here they are - an eclectic mix from around the world and across the centuries.
In this extract from his book Why We Build, Rowan Moore discusses the brutality of Soviet architecture, with particular reference to the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition.
RT @brendanredmond: Good @RowanMoore article from 2015 on the quiet revolution in British housing https://t.co/rOCDfPVXTq
by @RowanMoore - an hour ago
RT @BURDETTR: House prices aren’t the issue – land prices are
by @RowanMoore - yesterday
RT @carolecadwalla: I wrote this in a cold, hard fury.
Threats of violence against me = tip of the iceberg.
The bullies are winning. Why?…
RT @sarah_donaldson: Right, that’s a @FromPaperchase detox for me this xmas. (shame for them cos I️ always end up spending loads more £££ t…
by @RowanMoore - 2 days ago
RT @ThGreenSandwich: Lizzie founded the Friends of Mile End Park and started off the series of events that now form our annual Park Life! f…
by @RowanMoore - 3 days ago
Sign up to the Pan Macmillan newsletter for great extra content and free extracts.