Don't skimp on costs of prestige buildings; AGENDA & LETTERS.
Equally important, we again missed a trick in not cladding the whole of the ICC in marble some twenty years later before it opened in 1991.
When you travel into town along Broad Street today after it has been raining, the contrast between the sodden concrete of the upper facade of the ICC over the lower marble at street level is really sad to see and is a reminder to us all, not to skimp on quality if we are to have a prestige building in our new Central Library in Centenary Square of which we are to be truly proud.
Anthony Collins Edgbaston
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|Publication:||The Birmingham Post (England)|
|Date:||Oct 13, 2009|
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