architectural history

The country house is dead: that’s why we love it so

9 October 2021 9:00 am

The true English disease is Downton Syndrome. Symptoms include a yearning for a past of chivalry, grandeur and unambiguously stratified…

Has Notre-Dame ever been a symbol of unity for the French?

4 April 2020 9:00 am

From the kitchen of her apartment on the Quai de la Tournelle in Paris, the journalist and broadcaster Agnès Poirier…