George Kafka is a writer and editor living in London. He writes regularly for architecture and design publications including Metropolis, The Architectural Review, Blueprint and Disegno.
The redevelopment of an icon of 1980s finance capitalism is an object lesson in how London has been reshaped in the decade following the global financial crisis
Designed in the 1930s by the city’s most celebrated architect, the building has never previously been open to the public
Five iconic buildings designed by the Japanese architect since 1962
The London firm’s bold, contextually astute renovation of the 1990s gallery pays homage to the functional forms of Britain’s ur-New Town
A swathe of renovations and extensions across the UK capital suggests an appetite for a different kind of architecture
For the first show at S1 Artspace's new home in the Brutalist housing estate, two photographers who documented it in the 1960s and ’80s
A number of exhibitions in London explore how contemporary technologies and lifestyles are changing the architecture of the home