Hugh Pearman

Escalators in the atrium of Richard Rogers’s Lloyds building

Lost in the metropolis

7 October 2017 9:00 am

Richard Rogers is to architecture what Jamie Oliver is to cookery. It is not enough for either of them just…

Oxford’s spires mark a new beginning

Greater Oxbridge

2 September 2017 9:00 am

Oxbridge is an ivory-tower state of mind, perhaps, or at least two ancient rival universities, but how about this: in…

The Shard’s angled, fractured sides change its appearance according to London’s sky conditions

Towering extravagance

29 July 2017 9:00 am

The Shard is an unnecessary building. Nobody apart from its developer asked for it to be built. Nobody was crying…

Square off: Mies van der Rohe’s Mansion House Square

Building block

23 February 2017 3:00 pm

What a strange affair it now seems, the Mansion House Square brouhaha. How very revealing of the battle for the…

Square off: Mies van der Rohe’s Mansion House Square

Building block

23 February 2017 3:00 pm

What a strange affair it now seems, the Mansion House Square brouhaha. How very revealing of the battle for the…

Highly undesirable

29 October 2016 9:00 am

Most of us just live in cities, or travel to see them and take them pretty much as they come,…

Giving Tate Modern a lift

26 May 2016 1:00 pm

Tate Modern, badly overcrowded, has built itself a £260 million extension to spread everyone about the place more. This means…