Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Letters

  • Comment

Criticism of Coventry visitor centre rebutted I was very surprised by Tom La Dell's criticism of the landscape design which provides the setting for our visitor centre in the Coventry. The scheme by Robert Rummey Associates works really well. The creation of the cloister, at 20m 2, produces an intense yet serene space directly relating to the ground floor of the building, as a visit to the site will surely show.

The use of materials is relevant and subdued considering the three-dimensional complexities involved. The pleached limes are not a cliche: they are a clear geometric and ecclesiastical reference to the remains of the cloister of the original priory, directly under the site.

Sir Richard MacCormac, MacCormac Jamieson Prichard

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.