Town hall rivalry

Imagine a building commissioned by your local council to house its archive, a library and some sports administration offices. Now imagine the same building designed by Zaha Hadid in Montpellier, in the south of France. It’s a lot better isn’t it?

Check out the real thing, on the cover of the latest issue of Concrete Quarterly, which I edit for the Concrete Centre and UBM.

Author: Katie Puckett

I'm a journalist who has been writing, editing and subbing business magazines for nearly 20 years. I write regularly on all aspects of the built environment – architecture, engineering, construction, property, investment, housing, planning, economics, sustainability, climate change adaptation, technology, insurance – and I’m always up for getting to grips with new topics. I’m also co-founder of Wordmule, a company that creates bespoke editorial and marketing content about buildings and cities.

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