Architecture Shouldn’t Bow to Terrorism

Following in the wake of tragic vehicle-borne terrorist attacks in Nice and London, cities across the world are rushing to implement measures to protect their citizens from the new found threat. Unfortunately, whilst best intentioned, these barriers, gates and bollards are turning our historical cities into frightened battlegrounds where fear overcomes the planning system and

Edinburgh’s Chipperfield Mystery

You’ve won the competition Sir David, so why can’t the public see the winning design? There is a lot to be said about the worth of Pre-application Planning Consultations but everyone expected better from the renowned practice behind proposals for Edinburgh’s new SCO Concert Hall (the so called “IMPACT Centre”). Last year, the trust behind