them or loathe them Birmingham certainly has some memorable buildings.
Often slated for being an 'ugly' concrete jungle, the city has
changed dramatically in the last few months with the birth of
the New Bullring.
a quick look at some of the buildings that have been the talk
of the town. Are you a fan, or would you like to see them go to
that great big demolition yard in the sky.........?
by the Queen, the International Convention Centre was seen by
some as a one hundred and eighty million pound gamble - and slated
by her own son. "I'm not against development but I must confess
I felt terribly demoralised when I went there to see the plans
last year. Choosing my words to be as inoffensive as possible,
I said I thought it was an unmitigated disaster."
building famously described by Prince Charles as being more suited
to the burning of books than their preservation, resembling as
it did "the headquarters building for the secret police of some
impoverished Stalinist state".
Birmingham's most famous landmark building, but is it just a giant
loo roll in the sky?
this 1960's architecture at it's best or worst?
you got a nomination for a downright ugly building that needs
to be 'kaboomed' - or perhaps you can shout about Birmingham's
architectural gems..... Tell us! firstname.lastname@example.org
forget to let us know which buildings YOU want saved
from dereliction, and those which you think should get the
dynamite treatment! Have
your say here.