It added: "[The design is] lacking in ambition in its architecture and in its approach to environmental matters." Steve Bragg, a director of Broadway Malyan, said: "The independent BRE has awarded the proposal nine out of 10 in terms of environmental performance. The flexible space provided will create a living and interacting community while the architecture will express the science of the Met Office." The Met Office is set to make a final design decision next month. Alsop Architects has put in rival bid for the Met Office scheme.