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Stranded assets present an opportunity for architects

Office building owners may fret that the value of their property is collapsing because of home-working and demand for greener buildings. But it's the ideal opportunity for the profession to parade its retrofitting skills, says Brian Green

16 December 2022

Book reviews

Edwin Heathcote hits the road with a forensic study of the incidental furniture that peppers public space – a paean to the ubiquitous, overlooked and magnificently evocative, says Hugh Pearman

Forensic study is a paean to the ubiquitous, overlooked and magnificently evocative

Sean Griffiths is inspired by Half-Earth Socialism, which proposes a new society addressing both climate change and social justice, the latest in our mini-series on favourite books for the new year

Sean Griffiths is inspired by Half-Earth Socialism’s vision for a society addressing climate change and social justice

Owen Hatherley is fascinated by this New Deal era government-funded guide, which provides a flavour of the time while still being effective as a guide today  – the latest in our mini-series on favourite books for the new year

Owen Hatherley is fascinated by this guide, which provides a flavour of the time while still being an effective guide today

Deborah Saunt relishes Neal Shasore’s book as a gripping read and highly relevant to the present day,  continuing our mini-series on favourite books for the new year

Neal Shasore’s gripping book is highly relevant to the present day, says Deborah Saunt

In the first of our mini-series looking at favourite books for the new year, Hana Loftus makes a literary journey to Japan that resonates both personally and professionally

Hana Loftus makes a journey that resonates personally and professionally

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