British Invasion

Q: Oh Manchester, So Much to Answer For – where will the angst-ridden, hauntingly poetic music come from once British City planners transform the city “from a ghetto for single professionals into a mecca for families?”

A: I don’t know, but Hugh Pearman likes what he sees so far.


New Riba Journal Articles online

Too Many Cooks? – London’s Olympic Delivery Authority announced that the master planning team responsible for the city’s bid last year, including Foreign Office Architects, HOK Sport, Buro Happold, Allies & Morrison, WS Atkins, and Arup (natch) will also develop the 2012 Olympic Park.
Camel [ka’mel] noun: A horse designed by committee