Robert Wakeham's comments
It's time the GSA clarified the insurance situation.
Might make a nice dovecote, or perhaps a home for monkeys or apes in a zoo.
Ian - I've never heard of Cor-ten becoming 'rusted through and pitted with holes'.
Peter Carolin's comment that 'the Cor-ten failed long ago' is hopefully not as alarming as it sounds, as presumably this material was specified in its early years - and has since been refined to improve its long-term performance. Otherwise there's going to be widespread trouble.
That should sway nicely.
The latest in a long line of post 19th century architect designed insults to the distinguished (but much abused) character of the city of Edinburgh
The latest in a long line of post 19th century architect designed insults to the distinguished (but much abused) character of the city of Edinburgh.
To add to Gracie Fletcher's very relevant observation, His Lordship has also benefited from non-dom status for tax purposes for quite some time - not exactly 'doing his bit for the country' given the severe effects of the past eight years of austerity (possibly about to worsen, if the growing and informed predictions of the impacts of Brexit are to be believed).
But he's not exactly down there with Sir Philip Green, either.
The two plans appear to be identical - and are as clear as mud; a long section would help make sense of this proposal.
It's called 'starchitecture'.