Spotcheck: East Anglia

Foster’s Willis Faber & Dumas building in Ipswich: The last great modern building in Suffolk, according to Suffolk Preservation Society chief.

Stagnant Suffolk The head of the Suffolk Preservation Society, Richard Ward, has slammed volume housebuilders and companies such as KFC and supermarket chain Aldi for commissioning “mediocre” buildings that “slowly erode the county’s distinct identity.” Ward said Norman Foster’s 1975 Willis Faber & Dumas building in Ipswich was the last ...

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