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Architecture and design critic @ft Author, designer and editor of @Reading_design

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Joined Twitter 10/22/12


Nice bit of trad trolling going on here. https://t.co/DWV3FQWrKcI was watching ‘The Parallax View’, 1974. The architecture is great, a little like ‘Point Blank’, late modern as ex… https://t.co/8OmU0wf2an @richardpainarch YepThe UK’s rewards-for-failure culture in both business and government is relentless. https://t.co/GBcbJJdMrt @HenryLong9 @eamonncanniffe @Gagosian Thanks. @robcorb ExactlyNeat. https://t.co/8puWltkVWQTo The (Trellick) Tower — Photographs: This Brutal House (2018) https://t.co/cehZOq8prC
Retweeted by edwin heathcote @BruceABoucher Dutch like frites, so why not?
7/5
2020
Fryer’s Delight. Theobald’s Rd https://t.co/gO21UKjtRsBellingcat has partnered with @ForensicArchi to map instances of police violence against journalists who were cover… https://t.co/EExuA9O4b9
Retweeted by edwin heathcote @helenbarrett Looks more like fairground art.I don't know who did this but it's rather good https://t.co/nfavU9wG4u
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7/4
2020
This is wonderful https://t.co/fdORifhrWk @Furmadamadam @Grindrod You would’ve thought.This is a shocker https://t.co/P5ot7s1byPMy gym just went bankrupt. Who's the quitter now?
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteThe guy who got covid after refusing to stop shaking hands. https://t.co/TNo3bljhsh
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteThe Conservatives have had seven Culture secretaries in the last five years, most of them hopeless. But the latest,… https://t.co/vnbkcLu2XY
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7/3
2020
@_Bad_Infinity @junkspaces Honestly, I have no insights. @Furmadamadam Yes @weizman_eyal Yep @davelomax YesPerhaps architecture students don’t give a shit about ‘radical empathy’ and just want to do their lone genius thing… https://t.co/7oKfdFoWjI
7/2
2020
@whitegoldsword Wow @thomholbrook @FiScott That’s right. @FiScott Yes @Tom_BBrown Already being done. @Grindrod Love this building @MarkSimriNapier Exactly
7/1
2020
This is going to be a fucking disaster: Empty shops to be turned into new homes, Boris Johnson announces | The Inde… https://t.co/ervoDuG6CdJust came across this fella’s drawings. Astonishing. https://t.co/v0ualJxWetNOOOO! https://t.co/pA0i53SuBJLos Ealinges. https://t.co/wJZy7aBMNymemorable correction from the @nytimes https://t.co/v8roEvpvea
Retweeted by edwin heathcote @BatsfordBooks @C20Society @FT Such a nice book. @OSaumarezSmith Course now I’ve just seen the prominent signature scribble at the bottom. @OSaumarezSmith Manasseh, really? I just found a copy of this in my dad’s cellar. @Furmadamadam Really like these. @benatipsosmori You might argue London is still being actively ruined.
6/30
2020
Good story but where are the heads? https://t.co/NnrVj5AEBwGreat piece from @edwinheathcote on whether architecture can help theatre survive its crisis https://t.co/XspGmozUbj
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteSummer books of 2020: Architecture https://t.co/617yxyuDtK @FT @edwinheathcote
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteWith many thanks to @edwinheathcote! https://t.co/XPYuZ0ZUe9
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteThe President is pissed at the New York Times for breaking the story, but not Putin for putting bounties out on our… https://t.co/cf6d0iJNmV
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteBluebeard’s second castle. https://t.co/o1Cnz3QdWz
6/29
2020
@BrendanCormier @V_and_A @StanekLukasz You’re both very welcome.A collection of late 50s-early 60s Practical Householders. These are intact. I’ve got another bagful with bits cut… https://t.co/mPNbhejrHf
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteFixed it h/t Fipi lele https://t.co/UWxu9BdAAZ
Retweeted by edwin heathcote‘Military, confederate, philanthro-capitalist, and colonizer monuments are part of an apparatus that rewrites, whit… https://t.co/M1kQCv4x1S
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteMilton Glaser: ‘what is required in our field, more than anything else, is the continuous transgression. Profession… https://t.co/bP1HDcBShuDirector Peter Brooke once wrote that all theatre needs is a man walking across an empty space, while someone else… https://t.co/AXMOAmJvJK
Retweeted by edwin heathcote @IanMartin Oooh.
6/28
2020
'In a world of endless distractions, recovering from illness at home is one of the few times when you have the time… https://t.co/T06rdYnHDM
Retweeted by edwin heathcote @J_D_89 You forgot Rat Scabies and Matt Monro.Ten Things I Have Learned — R / D 2. ‘IF YOU HAVE A CHOICE NEVER HAVE A JOB.’ RIP the wonderful Milton Glaser. https://t.co/Ornva2C61O
Retweeted by edwin heathcote @helenbarrett NiceOh no. I love Milton Glaser. https://t.co/iACY4bE8JA @ArchNewsNow At the cafe simply put fewer chairs out. In the movie theatre sell fewer tickets with allocated seat numbers. Easy.Two and a half years ago. This one just won’t go away. https://t.co/Xt6o6R3V5lCasa Malaparte in the FT by @edwinheathcote - https://t.co/ZWqOkUGa6F
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteHappy 116th birthday to Peter Lorre. If you don't love him, you should. https://t.co/5ZwI5Btod5
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6/27
2020
@RoryOlcayto I don’t think of him as a New Yorker guy though. @RoryOlcayto No, but I do love HERE.‘Intu administration’ surely? Wake up headline writers. https://t.co/uO1Fq6m5NWThis is quite something. https://t.co/g0XGk7HPqGThis looks dreadful. https://t.co/JoQ6NnbYn3The CRAACE (Continuity/Rupture: Art and Architecture in Central Europe 1918-1939) team is inviting applications fro… https://t.co/duDhsx9N08
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteThe shape of theatre now. Interesting piece ⁦@edwinheathcote⁩ https://t.co/kdEbWvYy2R
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteSuburban teeny weeny expressionism. https://t.co/MNZ0DxVj95The stupidification of the city. https://t.co/q1pm2MaSr0
6/26
2020
@ytheory1 @Birkhauser @UrbanTheoryLab Nice cover. Looks very early 70s German.A perfect day to repost @WillScottPhoto's wonderful 'Seaside Shelters' series — escape the heatwave, avoid the crow… https://t.co/KaP5b11xOP
Retweeted by edwin heathcote£2.25m? Christ. https://t.co/jSMJo3LWge @guyjulier Would have been nice. But he’d have had a right go at Huawei about their branding.Who’s designed this then? https://t.co/M5gqGTW87w @davidjmadden I have seen that. Magical thing is they all become funnier but not actually funny.I love how a fly will get into your house through a 2mm crack in a bathroom window, but can't find it's way out eve… https://t.co/Dk6uhgxAao
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteTrue democracy, open to anyone with a few spare grand to bung the Tories: Minister suggests voters could raise plan… https://t.co/bNHSus0L8qNice. https://t.co/6asg5bEKTk
6/25
2020
@MichaelLCrick Why did they even ask?Amazing photo. https://t.co/8y2UY0CQEkDesmond to Jenrick on the eve of the Westferry approval: “Good news finally the inspectors reports have gone to you… https://t.co/QVGI948YmD
Retweeted by edwin heathcote @TMOWilkinson Totally. So long.I hate New Yorker cartoons. https://t.co/rMimeIiiEL @natsecHeather Jackie Chan @JavierPes1 @Tom_Godwin @nationaltrust That’s always the trick to inviting prominent Nazis. Mix them up with celebs… https://t.co/lkdLa6SwZkSpotted on my walk #Astor #plymouth https://t.co/sIpq2Buxqy
Retweeted by edwin heathcote @owenhatherley It’s a weird mix, but weird is good too. @owenhatherley No, never, loads of time in Hong Kong but not Shanghai. Budget definitely the problem. @owenhatherley Shanghai is one of the big gaps for me. Really love to see it. @jordanmjrowe @danhancox Super photos. @owenhatherley Hudec is so underrated. @BrutalConcrete @OSaumarezSmith @hughpearman I could but I’m terrible at pasting in photos so it might look like a dog’s dinner.This is weirdly like one of those trying-too-hard, wannabe avant garde stage set designs for something about financ… https://t.co/7qmn13XLIv @BrutalConcrete @OSaumarezSmith @hughpearman Ooh, those steps.25 years ago today, Christo and Jeanne-Claude completed the wrapping of the Reichstag building in Berlin. In Februa… https://t.co/ct984RkJCY
Retweeted by edwin heathcoteSterling is the new peso... https://t.co/nBgqNVaDDd via @financialtimes
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6/24
2020
@samgroots All so neatly intact too.Ethel Rankin Court. Fulham. https://t.co/2R6DEN1sQL
6/23
2020

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