Trinity Carbuncle

Interesting news that the Trinity Square development in my home town of Gateshead is listed in Building Design Magazine’s shortlist for the Carbuncle Cup this year (it’s interesting to see that another of the shortlist has a huge Tesco attached too). Hopefully the fact that the judging panel includes Owen Luder, architect of the car park and shopping centre it replaced, means this monstrosity will be recognised for how awful it is!

Update: News comes that Spenhill’s other shortlisted development won (Spenhill being Tesco in disguise). To be fair it looks even worse than Gateshead, if possible (even the architect’s “this is more representative” picture is terrible