Stirling prize 2017 shortlist: from a cool crowdfunded pier to a giant hole in the ground

The biggest truck-lift in Europe, built by Richard Rogers for the British Museum, is vying with a gloriously ungaudy pier and a Glasgow tower that thinks it’s a town. Read our critic’s take on the full shortlist here

Places not on Google Maps – Rome – Part 3

  The Quarantine Hill The so-called “Ninth Hill of Rome” is outside the city walls and was where soldiers, returning from campaigns overseas with unidentifiable diseases, were sent for a period of 40 days before they were allowed back into the city of Rome. All wild animals brought back from other countries were brought hereContinue reading “Places not on Google Maps – Rome – Part 3”