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Allies and Morrison’s £1.1bn East Bank hub in Olympic Park approved


What a mess! Grand Designs and the the Harvard effect comes to East London!? A cultural dessert, without people or context? Couldn’t all the bodies and their design teams get together with the remaining local people to produce something worth living in. There are enough monuments left over from the Olympics, what is needed is “background” buildings, with fit outs to suit the interesting occupants. And it might save money, that could enable the public bodies involved to reduce their burden on tax payer. Hopefully the country will be leaner and fitter in the Post Brexit world? The Arts, culture and Universities have been one of our great contributions to the world, and our buildings reflect this. But come on, this is a load of post imperial flim flam when our schools and hospitals are short of cash?

Posted date

15 May, 2019

Posted time

10:45 am