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 @kate_murray: @Uber Help support London’s infrastructure by paying your fair share of UK tax. https://t.co/OhdgcnGkCK
by @RowanMoore - yesterday
RT @JohnnyTyson: @se1 @RowanMoore Sarah Sands of, you know, @EveningStandard, strongly asserts that, you know, a newspaper brazenly mouthpi…
by @RowanMoore - 3 days ago
@se1 though of course her description of the lone fanatic conveniently overlooks the contributions of @WHurst1 @KateHoeyMP and many others
by @RowanMoore - 4 days ago
@se1 I'm honoured. I think we should call ourselves "the Inaudibles" from now on.
Philly finale https://t.co/uh3W1jTe1E
by @RowanMoore - 7 days ago
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