Mobile Studio have made a chess set that could settle the feud between Prince Charles' and Richard Rogers for good
The feud between the modernist and traditionalist camps that has been brewing since Prince Charles’ takedown of Richard Rogers’ Chelsea Barracks is to be settled once and for all.
With EU legislation sadly preventing the staging of a duel at dawn between the prince and Rogers, a young London-based architect has come up with the next best thing: a game of chess.
Mobile Studio’s Style Wars: A Vision of Britain is a version of the game in which the pieces are all based on neoclassical revivalist and modernist buildings. So expect Quinlan Terry’s rival plans for Chelsea (mere pawns) to get a sound thrashing from their opponent’s queen, Rogers’ Lloyd’s building...