Normally we write here about old buildings, but new buildings will (of course) be just as important to this cities architectural heritage.
There are a couple that have appeared recently which seem to attract mixed responses from people. Below are some picture of one, The Cube (all from a great series taken by The Development of Birmingham on flickr – well worth following here.
The enormous new Queen Elizabeth Hospital could well be another:
I wonder which historic Birmingham buildings once received the same response?
Before Marmite was patented (1902) were we creating other builders that led to a similar response? Did some Victorian Brummies say “yeurgh” and some “yay” in 1891 when the Victoria Law Courts went up?