Jonathan Glancey
architecture journalist and author

Jonathan Glancey is a journalist, author and broadcaster. He was architecture and design correspondent of the Guardian from 1997 to 2012 and architecture and design editor of the Independent from 1989 to 1997. He began his career with the Architectural Review. An honorary fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, he is a member of the Committee of International Architectural Critics (CICA). He writes for the Daily Telegraph and BBC World among many other publications and websites, and works with the BBC on radio and television documentaries.

His architectural books include The Story of Architecture, How to Read Towns and Cities, Lost Buildings, Eyewitness Companion to Architecture, John Betjeman on Churches and What’s so great about the Eiffel Tower: 70 Questions that will change the way you think about architecture (2017).

Among his other books are: Spitfire: the biography, Nagaland: A Journey to India’s Forgotten Frontier, Concorde: The Rise and Fall of the Supersonic Airliner and Giants of Steam.


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