Ruth Slavid talks architecture

Oast boast

Posted in vernacular by ruthslavid on October 27, 2009

I was rather taken aback to see a poster on the London Underground yesterday with the slogan ‘Beer – it inspired Britain’s best architecture’ and a photo of an oast house.

 oasthouse

This is an attempt to attract tourists to the Heart of Kent. I like a nice bit of vernacular architecture, but Britain’s best? Surely not.

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