Robert Bevan
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1. Olympicopolis

architecture & design/

https://www.scribd.com/doc/308581840/Olympicopolis First interview with the designer’s of the East End cultural quarter

2. BIG profile

architecture & design/

https://www.scribd.com/doc/308580799/BIG-everywhere Denmark’s hottest architectural export profiled in the Evening Standard

3. Terror and the city

architecture & design/

After the Paris attacks: Does modernism lead to terrorism.

4. Assemble and the Turner

architecture & design/

Activist architects in the art world. Evening Standard

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5. Caruso St John

architecture & design/

The practice profiled on the opening of the Newport St Gallery

6. Heritage and human rights

architecture & design/

Why it is vital to link the two. Op Ed for the Evening Standard

7. House for Essex

architecture & design/

First look inside Grayson Perry and FAT’s fantasia

8. In the pink

architecture & design/

LGBT history under threat. Evening Standard

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9. 9/11 Museum: Manipulative?

architecture & design/

The 9/11 memorial museum is well-intentioned but problematic. For the Evening Standard

10. Is art worth a life?

architecture & design/

The story behind the film. For The Times of London

11. From Ruth Glass to Spike Lee

architecture & design/

The origins of gentrification. For The Guardian

12. Jan Gehl on cycling cities

architecture & design/

Bevan interviews the pioneering urban designer for Mondial

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13. Adjaye at Sugar Hill

architecture & design/

David Adjaye’s response to New York’s housing crisis gives pause for thought

14. New Whitney

architecture & design/

Piano’s new Whitney Museum is a dull affair, writes Bevan in the Architectural Review

15. Malta matters

architecture & design/

Renzo Piano’s new parliament for Malta presents a stone screen to the island. Robert Bevan reports for the Architectural Review’s Ornament issue.

16. Market mashup

architecture & design/

https://www.scribd.com/doc/308395691/Markt-mashup Triumphal arch meets produce market meets apartments in Rotterdam

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17. A tale of two towers

architecture & design/

London’s towers compared for the launch of the Architects’ Journal Skyline campaign

18. New intelligence

architecture & design/

Architecture in the post parametric age for Intelligent Life

19. Nouveau riches

architecture & design/travel & culture/

Inside Brussels’ art nouveau and deco splendours

20. Rotterdammerung

architecture & design/travel & culture/

How the Dutch port is reinventing its images using architecture

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21. The full English

architecture & design/

Caruso St John’s reworking of Tate Britain brings some fine stitching to a century of patchwork

22. Take a MAMO

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/

Le Corbusier’s famous roof terrace at the Ville Radieuse is now home to an art gallery

23. JW3 cultural centre

architecture & design/

Why is the new Jewish cultural centre so defensive about its defensible space?

24. Spanish netherlands

architecture & design/

Cruz y Ortiz’s remodelling of the Rijksmuseum has many qualities but has it solved the museum’s basic problems?

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25. fashion central

architecture & design/travel & culture/

A design-led guide to Antwerp’s carefully cultivated architecture scene

26. All that is solid melts

architecture & design/

The Louvre in Lens brings a shine to a former spoil tip in northern France

27. Me London

architecture & design/

Can hi-tech architecture create the perfect hotel bedroom?

28. World Heritage Convention at 40

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/

Is the world heritage convention having a midlife crisis? Published as: World Heritage at 40: success or mess? in THE ART NEWSPAPER Number 240, November 2012

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29. Living stones

architecture & design/

At Pierresvives, Montpellier, architect Zaha Hadid has created an inhabited monolith.  

30. Neues Museum, Berlin

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/travel & culture/

David Chipperfield’s masterpiece used Bevan’s book, The Destruction of Memory as a guide to its critical reconstruction.    

31. Minaretphobia

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/

Racism is behind the fight against building minarets in the West.

32. The Destruction of Memory

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/

One of the ten best architecture books says The Independent.  This analysis of attacks on architecture helped define a new field of study.

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33. 9/11 Memorial

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/

High finance and low politics undermines commemoration at Ground Zero.    

34. Common Ground

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/

An essay on Islamophobia and the stand-off between heritage and the  avant-garde commissioned for a critical reader accompanying the 2012 Venice Biennale.

35. Grouse Hill

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/

Rouse Hill is a mall masquerading as a town centre. This is not the sort of urban design that the NSW government should be championing.  

36. Gehry’s architecture business

architecture & design/

Gehry’s business school in Sydney prioritises branding over architecture.

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37. Druids in golf buggies

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/travel & culture/

Denton Corker Marshall’s visitors centre for  Stonehenge.  

38. Citadel MONA

architecture & design/

The Museum of Old and New Art unites an acropolis with the underworld.  

39. National Gallery of Australia

architecture & design/

The new Aboriginal wing makes a less than impressive entrance.  

40. Back to black

architecture & design/travel & culture/

Wood Marsh’s Mornington Peninsula winery heaves itself out of the earth.

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41. Memo from Maki

architecture & design/

The Japanese master reflects on quietness in architecture.

42. Terroir tactics

architecture & design/

A house in Leichhardt charts fresh terrain.    

43. Gert Voorjans

architecture & design/

Antwerp fashion: designer Gert Voorjans opens up his home for Vogue Living.

44. The Business of Ideas

architecture & design/

From theory to practice: design as business.  

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45. Cultural Genocide

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/

Why culture should be central to the definition of genocide.

46. Art in the office

architecture & design/

Durbach Block’s creative HQ for Melbourne fashion maven and art patron Naomi Milgrom.  

47. Hepworth & Turner

architecture & design/heritage & regeneration/travel & culture/

Chipperfield’s architectural double act. The Hepworth is a fine follow up to Berlin’s Neues Museum.  

48. SANAA silence

architecture & design/

Sejima is ahead of the curve. From the Australian Financial Review

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