OPDC FIRST DRAFT LOCAL PLAN - "Regulation 18"
- 2639 individual responses by email and letter (over 2000 from QPR fans)- 1200 comments at workshops and drop-in sessions
- 28000 web views from 6000 visitors, generating 200 comments
- 80 tweets

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2017-04-23

Evening Standard: "The Age of Spectacle by Tom Dyckhoff- review"


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"When did it suddenly become a good idea to design towers shaped like cheesegraters or walkie-talkies? When did skyscrapers start getting called gherkins (even though they clearly look more like a bullet or a sex toy)? When did we suddenly need giant viewing wheels, High Lines and Olympic sculptures that double as helter-skelters? 

"The answer, in short, was when Western cities became places of conspicuous consumption and extravagant spectacle rather than production and manufacturing.

"That, at least, is the thesis of TV presenter and architecture buff Tom Dyckhoff in his book The Age of Spectacle. And it's a sound one."

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