What a refreshing article inspiring so many responses both for and against. Of course it’s difficult, we need to raise our game, the obstacles are political not personal. But fair play to the AJ for printing it and for Paul to go beyond the noise and set out the big picture issues complex as they are. The world festival of architecture sends the wrong message. Time to reflect on that?
Philip’s post occupancy evaluation makes a great read. Always thought the prize was a little premature.
Thomas Heatherwick original?
"across the country only 58% of such applications have been granted" I would like to know where Rob got that stat. Frtom my experience reviewing Para 55/79 schemes I doubt that 10% achieve planning including those that go to appeal.