By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Down and out in the North

Office for Subversive Architecture (OSA) are a whacky bunch. ‘Subversive’ one could say. But there’s being subversive and there’s just plain silly. For Astragal – being the culture vulture that he is – entered nose-bleed territory, and travelled north to Liverpool. Home of The Beatles and…errrm, well, that’s about it. The purpose of the visit was to see OSA’s ‘Serpentine of the North’ atop the new Greenland Street Gallery. But the German crew turned out to be a little too ‘subversive’ for their own good – one arrived to find the temporary structure closed to the public because of the wind. So instead, Astragal spent the afternoon ‘down de bookies’ with a ‘sound set of fellas’. When in Rome…

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment.

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters