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.
You must be an Enemy of the People. https://t.co/bXrq0euqWI
by @RowanMoore - 3 days ago
I love the pedantry of this one, in Stepney. Originally it said 160 yards. They even bothered to replace the 0 with… https://t.co/QyfgfVGwJT
RT @johnstreetdales: Exhibition Road. What larks. https://t.co/xCOORZiW24
by @RowanMoore - 4 days ago
RT @j_wils: Twilight tour of @hackneycouncil estate #regeneration scheme with the design advice group. Ambitious #publicrealm designs by @M…
RT @Ruaridhnicoll: So pleased to hear the great @paulfwebster has been appointed editor of the Observer. A great journalist in charge of a…
by @RowanMoore - 5 days ago
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