The Oculus (DARK)

A New Kind of Bleak

I think that everyone should read at least the introduction to “A New Kind of Bleak” by Owen Hatherley formerly of Nasty Brutalist and Short ( as far as I know, before he got published).

For such incisive insights as:

There is an awful impasse in contemporary Britain, a failure of imagination or […]

Dear Architects

Dear Architects… My home – London – is being destroyed by your complicity with developers. You are bending over backwards to accommodate their demands within your projects. Where are the projects for the users? Where are the projects for the people who live in this city, who are watching it gentrify, powerless to […]