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Could Hammerson's Brent Cross Cricklewood scheme win the 'Carbuncle Cup' for Barnet?

Link to The Guardian

"Architecture is one of the most awarded professions around.

"There are awards for young architects, medals for old architects, prizes for small projects and trophies for tall buildings. There are awards for landscaping and lighting, urbanism and public space, as well as for the use of wood and concrete, tiles and bricks. The phrase 'award-winning architect' has never been so meaningless.

"But there is one prize that the profession does its best to avoid winning. The Carbuncle Cup, for the ugliest building of the year, was launched by Building Design magazine in 2006, 'for crimes against architecture'. It is to the Stirling prize what the Razzies are to the Oscars, a prize to call out the worst offenders in the built environment – from overblown 'iconic' gestures to that grim retail shed (or is it a school?) on your street.

"Over the past seven years, the Carbuncle Cup has been awarded to shopping centres and housing blocks, hotels and office complexes..."

New Brent Cross bus station

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