Will Wiles
Author, freelance

Will Wiles writes about architecture and design. His debut novel, Care of Wooden Floors (2012), won a Betty Trask award, and his second novel is The Way Inn (2014). He lives in London.

Essays
5
Conversations
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Followers
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Essay/Stories & Literature

Walk the lines

Can walking the city streets still be liberating, when every path is paved with literary quotations and artistic prefiguring?

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Essay/Computing & Artificial Intelligence

Hunger games

A new wave of videogames offers lessons in powerlessness, scarcity and inevitable failure. What makes them so compelling?

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Essay/Architecture & Landscape

The concrete tangle

The urge to tidy up cities is deadening – let’s celebrate the tangled chaos and honky-tonk energy that keep them alive

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Essay/Digital Culture

Creepypasta

With a flood of dark memes and viral horror stories, the internet is mapping the contours of modern fear

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Essay/Art

The machine gaze

As the boundaries between digital and physical dissolve, can the New Aesthetic help us see things more clearly?

Will Wiles

Recent conversations