Jay Merrick is Architecture Critic of The Independent. His novel, Horse Latitudes, was published by Fourth Estate in 2000.
01 September 2014 07:37 PM
Structure is one of five in London with sporting themes to be listed
21 August 2014 12:00 AM
Eliasson's works will go alongside a new exhibition of the great master at Tate Britain. He tells Jay Merrick why the paintings of his hero are ripe for reinvention
23 May 2014 07:57 PM
11 May 2014 10:43 PM
Concretopia: a Journey around the Rebuilding of Postwar Britain By John Grindrod - book review: 'A brave new look at postwar British building'
01 April 2014 12:00 AM
In the three postwar decades that took Britain into the 1960s, this country risked bold architectural and civic experiments to remake towns and cities fractured by bombing and shortages.
17 December 2013 07:40 PM
The London-based design collective which has stuck two fingers up at the modernists will call it quits at Venice
05 December 2013 09:00 PM
Once arguably the most radical arts centre in the capital, Riverside Studios in west London was more than just a place for firebrand theatre and film types to hang out; taken over by Hammersmith and Fulham Council in 1975, it was a place for community culture too.
The Brits Who Built the Modern World and 49b - the house built by High Tech designers Michael and Patty Hopkins
19 November 2013 07:15 PM
Jay Merrick hears the gospel according to the first couple of British architecture
18 November 2013 05:22 PM
The transformation of Tate Britain’s core building will seem effortless to many
18 November 2013 10:54 AM
The latest makeover won’t make Tate Britain 'cool', but it has become far more welcoming and architecturally elegant
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