Well said Paul and well said Robert....
"KCA was appointed by Hackney Council to take the scheme to detailed planning. However, the practice’s involvement ended with building control approval and construction was carried out under a design and build contract".
PLEASE NOTE: "The practice’s involvement ended with building control approval and construction was carried out under a design and build contract". It says it all. Very sad.
What a shame. It looks a great scheme to my eye. I'd also support a continuous glazed screen 'dormer' contained and framed by the taller elements either side. It could also be fantastic. A sort of arrangement similar to the old Hen Run at Glasgow School of Art....hey ho
I choked on my sandwich as I read:
“However, Scruton pointed out that the commission did have architectural advisers, adding: ‘I’m an architect – I built my garden shed, and it fits in beautifully.’”
“The problem is architecture. People have not liked what is being built; we know that”.
Roger Scruton an architect???
I hope ARB prosecute this coconut for claiming to be an architect.
And I know a lot of people who experience and love buildings designed by many of today’s superb architects….
Well said Paul and Robert