Portsmouth blasts 'hideous' Pick Everard Navy scheme
Architects in Portsmouth have condemned plans for a new Royal Navy HQ after dismissing the design by Pick Everard as hideous. The Portsmouth Society attacked the £14 million building proposed for Whale Island in Portsmouth Harbour, which is with the planners. Pick Everard's Taunton office drew up plans for a 13,500m 2block, with blue curtain walls and curved roofs to the five-storey design. The site commands the approach to the city from the water.
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