Douglas Murphy

Douglas Murphy is a writer based in London, UK. His book Last Futures: Nature, Technology, and the End of Architecture (2015) is published by Verso.

The avian playground was a manifesto for a modernism that could employ gymnastic engineering to theatrical effect – what happens with its inhabitants long gone?

BY Douglas Murphy | 11 JAN 19

The architecture of Tate Modern's new extension, the Switch House

BY Douglas Murphy | 17 JUN 16

The ArcelorMittal Orbit and the recent history of large-scale folly

BY Douglas Murphy | 01 MAY 12

Shanghai Expo 2010 is the most recent incarnation of the Great Exhibitions that began in London in 1851

BY Douglas Murphy | 01 JUN 10

Architectural Association, London, UK

BY Douglas Murphy | 01 MAR 10

Unemployment, the London Olympics, new galleries in Metz and Rome, the Shanghai World Expo and contrasting spa designs

BY Douglas Murphy AND Oliver Elser | 01 JAN 10