Raising the roof twice at King’s Cross

Two new roofs are revealing themselves at King’s Cross Station. The engine shed nears completion with photovoltaic panels adhering the glass and the concourse and ticket office are becoming increasingly visible.

Is this the most boring new building in London?

Is this an army checkpoint or a railway terminal in the heart of London? The plans for Farringdon Station were controversial because they inserted modern designs in a setting that combined seven hundred years of history. The results turn out now to be controversial not because they are modern but because they are so dull.Continue reading “Is this the most boring new building in London?”