Friday, January 28, 2022

Tag: Brighton’s i360 ‘vertical pier’

One in the i-360

In many ways Brighton is a model seaside resort defining much of what the coastal economy is all about. But, suggests Ken Scott, something went a bit wrong with its i-360 tower venture on the seafront. Brighton and Hove Council has a dilemma on its hands.It backed the British Airways i-360 observation tower and on a clear day, some say,...

Hastings Pier scoops top architecture award

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Two months after it was named Pier of the Year, Hastings Pier has received a 2017 RIBA National Award for architectural excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects.   The pier joins a shortlist of just 49 buildings across the UK to be granted the award, from which the winner of the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize, for the country’s best...