Unfit objection

Like Robin Hood Gardens, Owen Luder’s brutalist Tricorn Centre in Portsmouth was condemned on the grounds of being ‘not fit for purpose’.

In 2004 English Heritage failed to list to list the much missed Tricorn Centre in Portsmouth, designed in 1962 by the Owen Luder Partnership, using the same “not fit for purpose” argument as it employed on Robin Hood Gardens (News July 4).

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