'it's a delight to see an approach that is quite playful applied to a gritty urban context'
The Hub is a competition-winning design by Andy Puncher and Andrew Hamilton at Hawkins\Brown for a civic and cultural centre in the former steel town of Corby. The project uses the language of a department store, presenting its services in 'shop windows' to an internal street.
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