This week, English Heritage listed 14 20th-century office buildings as historic monuments, meaning they will be saved from demolition or insensitive remodeling. The structures, built between 1964 and 1984, represent a unpopular architectural style: Brutalism. So really, what is worth preserving, asks CityLab's Brit Feargus O'Sullivan.

Well, the set of buildings, which includes the 1973 London Flatiron, is quintessentially British. It is part of their English heritage. Read More