Archinect - News 2014-12-22T06:36:40-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/42335043/the-big-metal-roof-is-coming-home The big metal roof is coming home Nam Henderson 2012-03-22T17:02:00-04:00 >2012-03-26T08:56:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q3/q338i2m74d2nvo9b.jpg" width="400" height="441" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Big metal roofs speak of confidence and boldness and of the time of this country's greatest industrial might...It manages to be futuristic and nostalgic at once; the concept may be pushing two centuries old, but the likes of Foster and Rogers still present it as the acme of modernity.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Rowan Moore reviews the new concourse at King's Cross station, designed by John McAslan and Partners which sits between King's Cross and the recently renovated St Pancras station next door.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/16631702/constructive-criticism-the-week-in-architecture Constructive criticism: the week in architecture Alexander Walter 2011-08-12T16:03:54-04:00 >2011-08-12T16:44:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8c/8cbf0fcc640191af47772aa0ec6c5f06.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In a week dominated by images of buildings burning to the ground, there have been at least a few people out there still building the things. The press was granted a preview of King's Cross station's new concourse, ahead of its opening in time for the Olympics next year. Designed by architect John McAslan, it is a majestically conceived space which stands alongside the Grade 1-listed sheds and replaces the cramped and grotty 1960s extension that currently serves as the station's entrance.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>