Concept, pipedream or reality the published images for the temporary Houses of Parliament are a truly stunning idea and statement.
The juxtaposition of ultra modern and ultra traditional, historic, iconic London landmark are sure to spark opinion and debate.
Aside from the viability and cost its interesting to see how a lot of the features and even size and layout of key rooms are retained to reduce disruption to MPs and Peers ...............
Regardless of your opinion on the costs and architectural merit the concept and use of space, especially in Central London, is certainly something new, interesting and food for thought and debate
This is what the UK’s “floating Parliament” would look like inside US-based architecture firm Gensler has provided a first look inside its radical concept for a temporary Houses of Parliament on the River Thames in London. The idea has been ‘floated’ as a solution to enable a full decant of the Palace of Westminster to allow long overdue refurbishment works to proceed.