Tag : Millennium projects
Despite talk of a curse, most of the Millennium Commission’s projects thrived and it could have prevented the Garden Bridge fiasco, argues Dan Anderson
Stephen Hodder has welcomed proposals to find a new use for the closed and run-down National Wildflower Centre, which was vandalised last weekend
The National Wildflower Centre in Merseyside is the latest in a long line of Y2K failures. But the good news is that many of these landmarks have been repurposed, says Will Hurst
NEWS ANALYSIS: The latest of a number of Millennium projects to fail, the much-admired Merseyside visitor facility is closed and decaying. Richard Waite asks: what went wrong?
A life in architecture: Grant LuscombeSubscription
Grant Luscombe is particularly excited by Hodder Associates’ National Wildflower Centre in Liverpool, because it is his new workplace. As director of the Landlife Trust, which runs the new centre, Luscombe was instrumental in commissioning the sculptural concrete building