Given the challenges that UK governments will face over the next decade, there’s every reason for us to embrace the timber age

Serenhedd James finds folly and ruin frequently go together in Rory Fraser’s new release: Follies

Charles Saumarez Smith on the battle to safeguard the future of some of Britain’s oldest and best-known learned societies

Mark Alan Hewitt’s book is a welcome breath of sound common sense in a field where expensive insanity seems to have ruled the roost for far too long

Tim Abrahams asks whether the crisis will prompt builders to create the type of houses we need

Les Standiford’s book situates Mar-a-Lago’s surreal qualities in the larger history of Palm Beach

Alexander Adams on Soviet Brutalism and where to read about it

Instead of the chocolate-box pink stucco houses of Primrose Hill, it was the castles and cottages of Suffolk which served as Smith’s inspiration

Daniel Johnson reflects on the great discoveries of his youth

Must new hospitals invariably be so ugly?