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Frankfurt, Germany

Eyesores Galore

Nearly three quarters of a century after his death, Hitler’s shadow continues to fall ac...

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Walsall’s Competition

Of all Western European countries, England is the most richly endowed with unutterably dis...

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Erdogan's Palace

Palace in Blunderland

No one can build a decent palace anymore. I agree that this is not one of the greatest soc...

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Paris, France

The Free, the Just, and the Ugly

Returning recently to France from Germany, where I had given a talk on the ideological roo...

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Elrod House

The Future Isn”€™t What it Used to Be

With Iron Man 3 hauling in $174 million at the box office last weekend, this is a good tim...

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The Venice Biennale Gone Evil

Avant-garde is an epidemic.  From modern architecture—an added misfortune, like...

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Prince Charles Saves Chelsea Barracks

Prince Charles Saves Chelsea Barracks

Something happened to British architects after the Second World War. Rugged Howard Roarke-...