Chris Rogers | Writer on architecture and visual culture

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In the City of London -

> 30 St Mary Axe
  Visiting the 'Gherkin', including its summit bar

> Holland House
  A continental cuckoo in the nest

> Future Fantastic?
  The Barbican estate at 25

> City/edge City
  How the Square Mile is pushing east

> Tower 42
  The former NatWest tower, a super-tall pioneer

> The Leadenhall Building
Exclusive: On location with its architect for press day

> 20 Fenchurch Street
Heretical thoughts at and about the Walkie Talkie

> Bloomberg
Inside the firm's lavish new European headquarters

Home, and away -

> Crossrail
  London's station design journey started here

> San Francisco Modern
  Visiting a quartet of post-war towers

> Centre Point
  Groovy! Seifert's London tower at a moment of change

> Off the rails? 
  New directions for London Underground's architecture

> British Embassy, Rome
  Exclusive access to Basil Spence's gem in the eternal city

> Is Paris turning?
  In the French capital assessing the ultimate grand project

> Manchester modified: Spinningfields
  Two days considering the reshaping of a city district

> The Angel Building
  New from old in Islington, London

> Berlin: Topography of time
  Absorbing in person the city's responses to its past

> Gaudi and the Sagrada Familia: The heart of stone 
  Experiencing Barcelona's church after decades evolving

> Paddington Waterside
  A maturing development reviewed for signs of life

> Fragments of… Blade Runner: The city and the city
  Los Angeles, 2019 - one of five pieces on the film across this site

> Venice: The gilded cage
Wandering a city trapped by its past, present and future


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