Sir Howard Elston, our entertainment sub-editor, gives more info on the new Carry On films to drip off our screens.
Richard Lutz wanders down a Cotswold path to stumble upon a bit of hidden history
Sir Howard Elston, our Westminster correspondent, reports on a new initiative to solve two problems at once.
The Library of Birmingham may be attracting both praise and visitors but Alan Clawley remains unconvinced.
Andy Goff was out with his camera and brings a selection of pictures that show the mish mash of development in Birmingham.
Alan Clawley has news for admirers of controversial architect John Madin.
A large crowd greeting education activist Malala Yousafzai this morning as she officially opened the Library of Birmingham.
Dave Woodhall’s view of the new Library of Birmingham.
The head of a boutique architects practice reckons that the West Midlands is well on its way to becoming the next big ‘Grand Designs’ hotspot.
Crest Nicholson will launch the first freehold new build houses to have been built in Birmingham city centre for more than two years
Alan Clawley highlights the strange machinations that have blighted parts of Birmingham city centre.
After more than 10 years of fundraising and development, Birmingham Conservation Trust has announced that work is starting on the city’s newest heritage attraction.
Alan Clawley takes issue over the designation of an area labelled in need of ‘regeneration’.
Alan Clawley with a reminder that when the architects in John Madin’s office were working up plans for a new central library for Birmingham, they were also designing one for Redditch.
All the attention today is on the future of Birmingham International Airport but it’s interesting to reflect on its past when it was known just as Elmdon Airport, writes Alan Clawley.
Birmingham City Council officials have written a report to the Cabinet stating that the 40-year-old Central Library building is not only vacant but ‘obsolete’ as well, reveals Alan Clawley.
Alan Clawley is really struggling to garner a useful reaction from Birmingham City Council.
In 2010 The World Monuments Fund added Dudley Zoo’s collection of 1930s concrete buildings to its ‘at risk’ register.
Coventry University has been awarded a series of accolades in recognition of its green credentials
Madin walking tour led by Alan Clawley
Starting at Five Ways Station, 10.30 am, 22nd June 2013
St Matthew’s Church deserves to be recognised as one of Birmingham’s star architectural attractions, believes Alan Clawley.
Alan Clawley considers what should be the defining ‘iconic’ symbol of Birmingham.
St. Modwen has submitted a planning application for a new phase of housing in Longbridge, Birmingham.
Birmingham Airport’s new Air Traffic Control Tower has been crowned ‘Project of the Year’ and won a further award for the best ‘Regeneration’ scheme at the 2013 RICS West Midlands Awards.
Alan Clawley explores the ins and outs of modern architecture.
Birmingham-based theatre company Stan’s Cafe’s celebrate the 10th anniversary of their famed performance piece, Of All The People In All The World, with a very special return to the city.
Alan Clawley has been watching the redevelopment of Birmingham’s New Street Station and takes issue with the motives behind it.
Alan Clawley on the impending closure of Birmingham Central Library in June – but ideas are still being proposed for its future
Birmingham has unveiled the first glimpse of an interactive 3D map at MIPIM, which brings its new economic zones to life.
Alan Clawley has published a book in a popular series.