Robert Harbison finds that Peter Salter‘s intricate cluster of houses at Walmer Yard, London, is a building unlike any other. Jack Hosea applauds Hawkins Brown Architects‘ reworking of the Bartlett School of Architecture and Paul Williams tours the Design Museum’s new London home in the former Commonwealth Institute, which has been remodelled by John Pawson. In this month’s feature on refurbishment, David Liddicoat finds that Baynes & Mitchell‘s Command of the Oceans project at Chatham Historic Dockyard evokes the area’s heyday as a place of making ambition and invention, and Pringle Richards Sharratt has renewed the derelict 1930s Poplar Baths. My Kind of Town for John Puttick is the unpretentious city of Houston, Texas, which faces the future with an open mind. ‘Robert Adam’s London’ on show at Sir John Soane’s Museum, Hana Loftus reviews ‘Buildings: Between Living Time and Rocky Space’ by Paul Shepheard and Richard Murphy says that he learnt the most from Isi Metzstein.

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