Architects are 'missing Brexit opportunities'

Vicky Richardson

Stop focusing on the problems and come up with ideas, says Vicky Richardson

Architects should be reimaging Britain after Brexit rather than worrying about economics, a former British Council architecture chief has said.

Vicky Richardson spoke up for Brexit and chastised architects for focusing on fear and money rather than creativity.

“Why can’t architects talk about principles and ideas rather than investment and clients?” she asked.

“Architecture has existed since classical civilisation. It’s not going away because we lose BMW. We need to have a bit more confidence.

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