In the papers today: 07.02.08. Glazed courtyards and cartoon penguins
The Independent, in a special supplement called 'Schools for the Future' has decided that the Bristol Brunel Academy is Britain’s first ‘eco-school’. The author writes eloquently that 'sustainability is on the agenda big-time', presumably because because the sinks are made out of recycled yoghurt pots. It’s not online.
Steve Bell’s If… cartoon in the Guardian proposes a scheme for the ‘Angel of the South’ sculpture competition: an enormous penguin with the words 'Unlike Ebbsfleet, I Exist' emblazoned across its chest. It’s the best piece of architecture/urban design criticism I’ve seen in ages.