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.
@tcmurray Some of us have been on about this for years. Good to see much substance being added and the places actually being mapped.
by @RowanMoore - 23 hours ago
RT @tcmurray: #Notopia rising: The insidious creep of pseudo-public space in London where you can be removed for 'looking scruffy' https://…
In which I ask if more retail is always better https://t.co/40WMXp3Cog
by @RowanMoore - yesterday
RT @ben_derbyshire: Apple Facebook Google The old-fashioned version of architecture finds itself an adjunct of the new sort @RowanMoore: ht…
RT @hanaloftus: Completely agree with @rowanmoore on the Stirling shortlist. https://t.co/EPkyTwR6pG
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