Stephen Bayley

The best exhibition of architecture I have ever experienced

1 March 2014 9:00 am

Curtain walls, dreaming spires, crockets, finials, cantilevers, bush-hammered concrete, vermiculated rustication, heroic steel and delicate Cosmati work are all diverse…

The Seagram Building, Park Avenue, New York

The man who gave the world (but not London) the glass skyscraper

15 February 2014 9:00 am

Modern Architecture, capitalised thus, is now securely and uncontroversially compartmentalised into art history, its bombast muted, its hard-edge revolutions blurred…

The most inspiring gift for your child this Christmas

14 December 2013 9:00 am

One of the big differences between Frank Lloyd Wright and me is that, when he was nine, his mother gave…

Renaissance view of the Ideal City: detail from a painting attributed to Francesco Giorgio Martini

Dear Simon Jenkins, please stop moaning about developers

26 October 2013 9:00 am

When architectural preservationists meet at the tedious conferences and grim councils of despair that feed oxygen to their nihilistic and…

Is Richard Rogers still a rebel?

27 July 2013 9:00 am

‘Lounge suit’ is normally a reliable signifier of supine gentility. But there it was on the invitation to Richard Rogers’s…

Adhocism, by Charles Jencks - review

6 July 2013 9:00 am

Here, for time travellers, is the whack-job spirit of ’68 in distillate form, paperbound and reissued in facsimile (with some…