Chris Rogers writes on architecture and visual culture. His first book, The Power of Process – the architecture of Michael Pearson, was published by Black Dog in 2010. Chris has written for The Big Picture Magazine, Little White Lies, The Architects' Journal, Art Quarterly (the magazine of British charity The Art Fund) and Art of England. He has guest-edited the London Architecture Diary and was invited to join the community of digital reviewers linked to the renowned Almeida theatre in north London. In 2011, Chris was engaged by architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris to write project information packs including that for the Chobham Harris Academy, a new school built in the London 2012 Olympic Park. Chris was commissioned by the Senior District Judge for England & Wales to write A Courthouse in Bow Street to mark the closure, in 2006, of Bow Street magistrates’ court, and reviewed work by internationally-acclaimed artist Richard Walker for his autobiographic book Image and Myth, publi
It's not TfL's job to socially engineer housing. Many tune stations were designed from the start (in the 20s) to have offices or flats over them, e.g. Covent Gdn, St John's Wood; who builds what is up to the planners in each boroguh.
Your 1st pic is from about 2010 and includes CGIs of bldgs not yet built or likely to ever be. Odd. Why not show a pic of the Middx street estate??
....to be clear, I mean ANY memorial. Seems an odd fit.
Leaving aside my ignorance of the Millbank scheme, I'm unclear why a hotel (I assume using all of the complex - including the flats?) want such a memorial as part of its estate. Strange.
Very interesting chat last night to one of the directors of PLP last night at the 'op-up' consultation. The new design is pragmatic but still potentially exciting; read on http://www.chrismrogers.net/