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Some of the most important clues about what drove Adam Lanza to mass murder probably sit on the computer that the reclusive, technical-minded 20-year-old used as one of his main contacts with the world, law enforcement authorities said.

Be listed, and be damned

Grade I, Grade II... but does making the Grade stunt our cities' growth? By Peter Popham

A vision of civilised concrete

An inspiration to other architects, Tadao Ando gives his buildings an almost sacred sense of silence and majesty, says Ian Phillips

The Riba Lecture Series: Public Spaces, Public Places

5 October - Colin St John Wilson: "The New British Library"

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THE MATERIAL WORLD : Few of them actually put on hard hats and reveal their Dagenham cleavage, they just become clients of a growing army of very experienced tradesmen

Don't knock it till you've seen it

The new British Library has certainly had its detractors, but Richard MacCormac believes those who actually use it will love it

All the buildings are green? Imagine that

Architecture students at Kingston University are showing the way forward in environmental design. Nick Holdsworth reports

Sunday lunch and a tank of unleaded

Motorway service areas are up for sale. Jonathan Glancey looks at their appeal

What to do with a pink elephant?

Fierce debate is raging over the Docklands print plant of the Financial Times, to be abandoned just seven years after it opened

So, are the colours sublime ... or just plain snobby?

The saying goes that in the ideal mansion the cooking would be French, the plumbing German and the decor Italian. And the English? Why, they would be the gardeners, of course! We British do love to think of ourselves as having both a natural talent and a tradition for gardening.

Learning to live with the city

l The Reith Lectures l The architect Richard Rogers argues that the decaying fabric of urban life must be transformed into a sustainable, civilising environment - if we are to avert catastrophe

The very model of a modernist garden

f your house is a space-age Sixties structure, what do you do with the garden? Anna Pavord, in her Workshop series, advises: keep it sculptural and simple

How the Swiss will transform Bankside...

Jonathan Glancey looks at what will be - and what might have been - the home of the new Tate Gallery at the former power station

ARCHITECTURE / Architecture: it's inevitable

Blind Spots: You can't get rid of it. You can't get away from it. Tom L ubbock explains why building design leaves him cold

Such a hotchpotch of porridges

From Norman towers and Victorian country houses to Forties Nissen huts and Sixties concrete blocks, the architecture of incarceration embraces all sty les. Peter Wayne gives an insider's view

Discreet charmer from a gentler age

James Lees-Milne, diarist and gentleman, has spent 86 years honing the exquisite manners of a lost England
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