Brick, Stone, Glass, Steel [The Essay]

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01288a Main Road2016101420161010 (R3)

Novelist Mark Haddon reflects on the house in Northamptonshire that was his childhood home

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

02Impington College, Cambridge20161011

Painter Humphrey Ocean introduces Impington College, built by architect Walter Gropius.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

03Chesterfield's Crooked Spire, Derbyshire20161012

Poet Helen explains why Chesterfield's Crooked Spire Church has inspired her.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

04Queensferry Crossing, Scotland20161013

Dr Gavin Francis on the largest balanced cantilever bridge ever to be built.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

05Novelist Kit de Waal reflects on the architecture of the prison where she worked.2016101020161014 (R3)

Novelist Kit de Waal reflects on the architecture of the prison where she once worked.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.