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    I've looked at the plan for a good two minutes...

    I've looked at the plan for a good two minutes and I defy anyone to tell me what this is actually going to look like.

    It's a pity that Urban Design doesn't get a look in when there are road...
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    Jesse Hartley is no Calatrava. Firmness and...

    Jesse Hartley is no Calatrava. Firmness and Commodity maybe... but then Vitruvius is no model either. There are hotels in Mozambique re-built after the floods every year. Ice hotels in Scandinavia....
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    A great achievment but not great architecture or...

    A great achievment but not great architecture or architecture of power - more like architecture of accommodation (Hartley was an Engineer)

    It's more of a monument to graft and effort, so-called...
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    You don't think absolutely everyone knows that?...

    You don't think absolutely everyone knows that? Do you think it absolved those involved because slaves didn't come into Liverpool, although they were transported in Liverpool ships to work in...
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    For a time it was. As irrelevant as it is to this...

    For a time it was. As irrelevant as it is to this discussion and, as I really can't be bothered to spell out the history of the importance of slave trading to Liverpool, this little quote will have...
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    Can?t feel any regrets for the slave trade -...

    Can?t feel any regrets for the slave trade - another time another ethic, and I don?t think people know or think much of the horrors of the past when they say how wonderful ?old? buildings are.
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    No, not really. The buildings (that last) almost...

    No, not really. The buildings (that last) almost all have their strengths. It's their appreciation that is question. It's strange that lovers of old buildings are so vehemently opposed to their often...
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    Yes indeed all those things are admired and...

    Yes indeed all those things are admired and that's to be expected but there are some for whom these things mean nothing. So maybe it's only grumpy old fogeys who like old buildings because of what...
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    I am sorry you can't rise to the challenge and...

    I am sorry you can't rise to the challenge and prefer hurling abuse.

    So we see you for what you are. As the man said; behave yourself.
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    Sorry; Yes, I am asking why stories rooted at a...

    Sorry; Yes, I am asking why stories rooted at a particular time are so attractive ie., what is so good about their particular stories and hence what's so good about old buildings.

    There are modern...
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    As you're probably aware this is not him. His...

    As you're probably aware this is not him. His head fell off and was eventually taken away. His body rotted from the inside, so it's largely his clothes and a dummy head that remains.

    So there's...
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    The sense of continuity is clear but why are...

    The sense of continuity is clear but why are these particular stories attractive? There are lots of other stories that have a continuity with the past that are less appreciated - modernism for...
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    :)

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    Well, I reckon that really is so much p1ss and...

    Well, I reckon that really is so much p1ss and wind...



    Your superinsulation isn?t. SIP panels have a ?U-value? of 0.4 W/m2 K in laboratory conditions and without windows. UK Building...
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    That as well :PDT_Xtremez_42:

    That as well :PDT_Xtremez_42:
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    If you drink it or store it to put it on your...

    If you drink it or store it to put it on your garden later, you save lots of energy from having to purify more of it (or stick to beer) :PDT_Aliboronz_24:
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    To summarise; Life is not as simple. Would that...

    To summarise; Life is not as simple. Would that it were - you can?t apply every bit of passive technology in any single place. Passive solar gain for one, has found no home in the UK market because...
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    These building standards can be applied just as...

    These building standards can be applied just as well in low density ?countryside? as in high density cities.

    Actually these would on the one hand (superinsulation) slightly favour smaller houses...
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    It's like talking to a child; amusing for a...

    It's like talking to a child; amusing for a while, but dulls so quickly.
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    Academic my back-side! You wouldn't know reasoned...

    Academic my back-side! You wouldn't know reasoned debate if it slapped you in the face.

    There is no point in debating the accuracy of your percentage paved area; even less so whether it is too...
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    The first intention was to have a permanent...

    The first intention was to have a permanent public exhibition centre (under the big 'Sugar House' steps down from the park) leased to and funded by council and designed by National Museums Liverpool...
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    Interesting. The buildings with the hands of the...

    Interesting. The buildings with the hands of the 'ordinary' people on them?? Very different from the likes of St George's Hall; the Architecture of Power!

    Is this the Apollo in Blackpool...
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    Yes, rocket!, 'fraid so. We're gonna need more...

    Yes, rocket!, 'fraid so. We're gonna need more housing and less people and better urban design.

    Hopefully we've seen the last of Project Jennifer (and people who say 'the high street is dead')...
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    Riots, Racial Tension, Burning Cars in the...

    Riots, Racial Tension, Burning Cars in the largest suburbia of any city in Europe?. Nah, lovely place, definitely no sprawl and managed so beautifully :PDT10
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    European cities have a better handle on inner...

    European cities have a better handle on inner city living and are genuinely less suburban. They accept denser living more readily and are also less hung up on ownership. Let's take the centre of...
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