Dramatised demolition is the only answer for the Grimshaw ice rink
A dozen years ago, I advanced the theory that dramatised demolition was a better fate than blanket conservation for superannuated modern buildings - citing Memento Mori , Peter Mitchell's poignant record of the demolition of Quarry Hill flats as proof.
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