Code Builder   I have commissioned the architects Mamou-Mani to install their prototype cable construction robot in the Soane Museum as part of project exploring the future of building construction. The project will be on display from 5 December 2018 to 3 February 2019.

Code Builder

I have commissioned the architects Mamou-Mani to install their prototype cable construction robot in the Soane Museum as part of project exploring the future of building construction. The project will be on display from 5 December 2018 to 3 February 2019.

  Year Zero   A collaboration with Machine Books, this series of essays invites contributors to identify and reflect on a single year when the trajectories of architectural and broader history connect and coincide and the status quo is changed forever – what we call a Year Zero.

Year Zero

A collaboration with Machine Books, this series of essays invites contributors to identify and reflect on a single year when the trajectories of architectural and broader history connect and coincide and the status quo is changed forever – what we call a Year Zero.

  Out of Character   Inspired by John Soane’s  Crude Hints towards an History of my House , this project by Studio MUTT sees four architectural characters installed around the Soane Museum, playfully illustrating how colour, ornament and decoration can give meaning to architecture.

Out of Character

Inspired by John Soane’s Crude Hints towards an History of my House, this project by Studio MUTT sees four architectural characters installed around the Soane Museum, playfully illustrating how colour, ornament and decoration can give meaning to architecture.

 
  The Return of the Past   On display over Summer 2018, this exhibition looked at some of the most important projects by the leading architects associated with postmodernism, revealing the energy, ingenuity and intellectual depth of a vital moment in British architecture

The Return of the Past

On display over Summer 2018, this exhibition looked at some of the most important projects by the leading architects associated with postmodernism, revealing the energy, ingenuity and intellectual depth of a vital moment in British architecture

  Architecture and Freedom   I am guest-editing a special issue of  Architectural Design  in which a variety of contributors explore what freedom means for architecture as it adapts and evolves in response to the changing contexts in it which it is practised in the 21st century.

Architecture and Freedom

I am guest-editing a special issue of Architectural Design in which a variety of contributors explore what freedom means for architecture as it adapts and evolves in response to the changing contexts in it which it is practised in the 21st century.

  The Roman Singularity   My first exhibition project at the Soane was ‘The Roman Singularity’ by architectural designer Adam Nathaniel Furman – a city of 3D-printed models, alongside a new site-specific work created by Furman especially for the Museum.

The Roman Singularity

My first exhibition project at the Soane was ‘The Roman Singularity’ by architectural designer Adam Nathaniel Furman – a city of 3D-printed models, alongside a new site-specific work created by Furman especially for the Museum.

 
  Sensing Architecture   Deriving from a symposium in 2014, this digital publication comprises a collection of essays exploring the different registers of ideas – philosophical, psychological, social and economic – that shape our experience of architecture.

Sensing Architecture

Deriving from a symposium in 2014, this digital publication comprises a collection of essays exploring the different registers of ideas – philosophical, psychological, social and economic – that shape our experience of architecture.

 
  Origins – A Project by Ordinary Architecture   My final project at the Royal Academy of Arts was  Origins , which comprised a series of interventions around Burlington House designed by Ordinary Architecture that offer a counterpoint to architecture's mythical origins.

Origins – A Project by Ordinary Architecture

My final project at the Royal Academy of Arts was Origins, which comprised a series of interventions around Burlington House designed by Ordinary Architecture that offer a counterpoint to architecture's mythical origins.

  Soane Salons   In September 2017, I launched a new programme of Salon talks at Sir John Soane's Museum that take inspiration from Soane's intention the Museum act as an 'academy of architecture'. More information about the initial series can be found at soane.org

Soane Salons

In September 2017, I launched a new programme of Salon talks at Sir John Soane's Museum that take inspiration from Soane's intention the Museum act as an 'academy of architecture'. More information about the initial series can be found at soane.org

 
  Style: In Defence of… The Baroque   I have contributed to Machine Books' series of essays: 'Style: In Defence Of…'. My choice was the Baroque, which I argued is less a style and more a 'deep-seated and irrepressible urge for architecture that is bold, defiant and demands our attention'.

Style: In Defence of… The Baroque

I have contributed to Machine Books' series of essays: 'Style: In Defence Of…'. My choice was the Baroque, which I argued is less a style and more a 'deep-seated and irrepressible urge for architecture that is bold, defiant and demands our attention'.

  Lost Futures   Published in January 2017,  Lost Futures  is an exploration of 35 post-war British buildings that have been demolished or heavily altered, and the values and ideologies that shaped both their creation and eventual destruction.

Lost Futures

Published in January 2017, Lost Futures is an exploration of 35 post-war British buildings that have been demolished or heavily altered, and the values and ideologies that shaped both their creation and eventual destruction.

 
  From the Shadows   Published in 2015, this book is the result of a near 10-year fascination with the architecture of Nicholas Hawksmoor. As befitting the fame of its subject, the book has been widely – and usually positively – reviewed.

From the Shadows

Published in 2015, this book is the result of a near 10-year fascination with the architecture of Nicholas Hawksmoor. As befitting the fame of its subject, the book has been widely – and usually positively – reviewed.