‘The city’s “Gault brick” buildings ... are one aspect of a 1,000 year history and should be protected but never aped.’
The Autumn/Winter edition of the Cambridge Association of Architects Gazette features an article entitled ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ by Anne Cooper, director of AC Architects Cambridge Ltd. This is an abridged version of an essay originally written as part of a Historic Buildings Course and argues against homogenisation of the Cambridge cityscape through a misguided application of conservation legislation.

The full article can be read here: Another Brick in the Wall

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