Conjectural restoration can ruin a ruin

Astley Castle, Nuneaton, Warwickshire by Witherford Watson Mann

Source: Hélène Binet

Let’s hope we are beyond reviving historic buildings with spurious replica sections, and into an age of unambiguous old and new architectural partnerships, says Gillian Darley

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