A trawl through Hellman’s archives, in which we uncover gems that are as relevant now as they were then
Will Alsop is one of the well-known participants in the Channel 4 TV series Ugly House, hosted by theubiquitous George Clarke, where ‘undervalued and unloved’ dwellings are remodelled for £50,000 into homes that ‘work and excite the owners’. C4 claims it is architecture for the people rather than the usual 1 per cent. But it still allows architects to impose their will.
This AJ cartoon is from 07.06.01.