A New Kind Of Arts Center?

“The Public was supposed to be a new kind of arts centre, a civic landmark that would leapfrog its home, West Bromwich, into a new cultural league and regenerate the entire region. And who better to design it than Will Alsop, the London-based architect who doesn’t so much think outside the box as paint the box a crazy colour and put it on wonky stilts several storeys above the street?”