Green is hip or at least politically correct. But it is only part of
the story, not the whole of it. It is important to remember it is a
heritage preservation project. And when we are talking about heritage
preservation, there should be something we really want to preserve. A
piece of the past maybe. And questions follow.
Firstly, what particular piece of the past do we cherish? And who’s
past? And how doest it link to the present? And how does it connect to
the site, the central market? And how does it relate to the rooftop?
All the questions are unanswered or at least not very important in
the eyes of the government. What an interesting project. We preserve for
an unnamed past, present and future. And while preserving the site, we