In his August article in MK Business News Chairman Theo laments the lost opportunity to burnish MK’s architecture credentials. You can read his piece here: p04 august 2019 (click, then click PDF to open) The aspirations of the competitors to come up with the most exciting designs seem weighed down by mediocrity, as well they might as we come to realise that a significant proportion of new universities are in any case ripe for the axe: they do not serve the interests of their students nor our economy. If you use Dropbox, then you can use this link and if you stick with this Anglia TV clip, you will see what Theo had to say: https://www.dropbox.com/s/tk1fz24k8139rsp/MK%20UNIVERSITY%20CLIP_10mbps.mp4?dl=0.
In his July column in MK Business News Chairman Theo takes our incompetent planners and misguided councillors to account for their anachronistic proposals for the new Eastern expansion area on the other side of the M1, totally counter to Plan:MK. To read Theo’s piece please click here: p04 july, then click to open the PDF file.
Editor’s note: The proposed six week public consultation on the MK East Development Framework, which Theo wrote about in this column has now been called-in by at least one councillor. If you too would like to call this in, please send your reasons to MK Council director law and governance: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Well the pigeons are in disarray. Theo’s search for what lies behind a planing debacle continues. To read his piece in MK Business News, please click here:p06 june 2019. Now click to open the PDF.
Chairman Theo puts the cat amongst the pigeons by questioning a lack of joined up planing likely to have serious implications for the East-West railway. To read his piece in MK Business news, please click here: p12 may 2019, then click to open the PDF.
If you thought political uncertainty did not reach down to local level, think again. In his April piece in MK Business News our Chairman Theo reports that doubts are growing in respect of proposed East-West connectivity. To read this click on p17 april 2019, then click to open the PDF file.
If you would like to read about why the new MK Gallery is an architectural gem, do see what The Daily Telegraph’s Caroline Roux had to say, using this link: Is it time to think again about Milton Keynes?
In his March article in MK Business News Chairman Theo sets high standards for the international design competition for our proposed new city centre undergraduate university. To read, what Theo has to say, please click on this link: p06 march 2019, then click top open the PDF file.
In his first article in Business MK this year, Chairman Theo muses that it is possible that the good will outweigh the bad in 2019. To read his article please click here p15 january 2019, then click to open the PDF file.
While promising, it may not stop the ‘expand Milton Keynes’ juggernaut yet. So warns Chairman Theo in his December article in Business MK. To read his article please click here p15 december 2018. then click to open the PDF file.
As bad as the prospects for East West Rail appear, the prospects for the promised East West Expressway appear worse. So reports Chairman Theo. To read his latest article in Business MK please click here p19 october 2018, then click to open the PDF file.