Jay Merrick is Architecture Critic of The Independent. His novel, Horse Latitudes, was published by Fourth Estate in 2000.
Riba Stirling Prize 2015 shortlist revealed: Entries for British architecture's 'Oscar' are bling-free
16 July 2015 12:00 AM
26 June 2015 05:57 PM
A new book reminds us that the man-made mixture is anything but grey
25 June 2015 02:00 PM
Fulton Centre hub in Manhattan named Building of the Year thanks to technique which channels light underground
18 June 2015 08:41 PM
Redesign of New York transport hub offers light at the end of the tunnel for benighted commuters
05 June 2015 05:56 PM
The 12-storey building's four trading floors cover almost 67,000 square metres
Landscapes of Communism, by Owen Hatherley - book review: A ramble round Eastern Europe’s Soviet architecture is rich, rigorous and dense
05 June 2015 05:27 PM
Allen Lane, £25
26 May 2015 06:08 PM
A new £11m library and archive building for the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College has been called a 'beached whale' and a 'giant ear trumpet'
28 April 2015 05:41 PM
New York's rebuilt Whitney Museum, designed by the Shard's architect, is a unique home for American art, writes Jay Merrick
15 March 2015 02:08 PM
It’s a breath of fresh air, discovers Jay Merrick
08 March 2015 06:26 PM
The project has already been dogged with complaints over its £175m cost and £3.5m annual maintenance bill
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Chris Leslie: Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm the poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor
Landlords renting properties to illegal immigrants to face up to five years in prison
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Calais crisis: The seven claims made about the migrants - and the reality
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