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 @tomdyckhoff: BUY THIS. ESSENTIAL READING. https://t.co/CG73NLwW8G
by @RowanMoore - 7 days ago
RT @HenryPryor: Please can “most people” take a moment to consider WHAT we build rather than WHERE we build?
We need to agree what our ‘hou…
by @RowanMoore - 8 days ago
@tomdyckhoff @AerLingus Drah yllaer kool, you mean
by @RowanMoore - 11 days ago
@hs_wilkins It matches my the truck nicely too
by @RowanMoore - 12 days ago
RT @entschwindet: From a UK perspective, criticising an architectural feature because these days it's gotten just too damn big is almost im…
by @RowanMoore - 13 days ago