Birmingham New Street station review: a 'value-engineered' icon
It may be an improvement on the old station, with a light-flooded atrium and a huge concourse, but the Foreign Office Architects project is a very British trade-off
When a young London-based duo won an international competition for the Yokohama ferry terminal in Japan in 1995, there was a collective gasp of incredulity. The shock was not only that the couple, still in their early 30s, could land a £150m port project on the other side of the world, but that their design was unlike anything seen before.
Source: Guardian Transport