Re: Re: Irish Architecture Awards 2008 – Public Choice Award
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The impending implosion/recession/extinction of the Celtic Tiger has had me thinking for the past week about all of the construction/architecture issues that have raised their heads over the last few years – (i) one-off housing, (ii) legoland semi-d estates, (iii) non-use of architects in the design phase.
I can’t help but thinking how things could have been better. I think we’re all agreed that the sprawl of unserviced, uncentred housing estates on the edges of our towns and cities will be one of the worst overhangs from the last ten years. Given that we agree on that, what should we have done? Anybody got any examples? I can’t help but look at this photo and think of one word: personality