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These islands

Throughout the country, front gardens are being ripped up to make way for cars. We are turning from a nation of gardeners into a nation of garagistes
Ken Worpole  

City people

Jan Gehl knows how to make cities work for pedestrians. London is his latest target
Ken Worpole  

Where the dead live

It is a myth that death has replaced sex as our big taboo. Death is easy to talk about. What is hard is to give it modern architectural form. Our cemeteries express a wider loss of faith in civic culture
Ken Worpole