Thursday, April 1, 2021

CLADDING FIASCO


I found this article in yesterday's free ES as I was in Stratford. Dreams are only dreams and politicians and property developers capitalise on it. As soon as the Olympic agenda was set it was clear that the land would be the perfect mean for legal corruption. As London's population grows, the East End is at the forefront of this housing enterprise. Most promises have been broken and the quality of new blocks have taken on a plastic surgery treatment as the recession kicked in. Quality is poor but their cosmetics and vibrant colour panels maintained that dream. The landscape has turned into an endless rolling wave of conformism were individuals hide from each with support of private security firms. This project of the East End isn't so much about the landscape but it is about politics and human's aspirations. And today we feel trapped...

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