The garden bridge fiasco highlights something importnant: how unaccountable politicians are when they hold public office.
There should be a public scrutiny committee with powers.
Boris Johnson should be banned from holding public office again.
Schumacher thinks he should be considered an equal of ZH.
Nobody else holds this opinion.
And judging from the appointments of the trustees, neither did ZH
Renzo’s designs are calm, collected, considered.
KPF’s designs are the reverse.
Is this some form of self-parody? In fiction it might be the book completed after the author’s death - a sort of denial of closure. I’m unsure how this translates into architecture, though.
Charles is a serial back room manipulator of events who has no qualms whatsoever about forcing his his view upon others. Passive-aggressive, school bully, call it what you like.
If had any dignity he’d step aside and allow current generation to to take over. William is more than ready.
As for the comments above- it’s the same old same. Charles is bolstered by apologists like Butterfield and the old elitist caravan drives on.