The challenges of taking over Alsop’s The Public

The Public is the first in a series of Q&A interviews with architects as trouble-shooters. Here, we follow the story of Alsop’s troubled West Bromwich arts Centre, which has been making news for the past decade.

Flannery & de la Pole took over Will Alsop’s troubled project for a community arts venue in West Bromwich. In the first in a new series on troubleshooters, practice director Julian Flannery talks about the challenges of completing the building on a greatly reduced budget

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