As the series matured so did the ambition of some of the projects culminating in three annual visits to the Hong Kong Shanghai bank headquarters by foster and partners and writing about the construction preparations for the Seoul Olympics in South Korea. If you have these are included here (or will be soon).
Brian won several IBP (International Building Press) awards as writer of the year and for Planning in London, magazine of the year.
Whilst an undergraduate Brian was roped into the debating group glorying in the title of PEST: Pressure for Economic and Social Tory ism – a sort of left of centre academic think tank started by Michael Spicer. This led to BRIAN – still an undergraduate – being invited by the Conservative research department to join a policy group on transport chaired by Peter Walker and later Michael Heseltine. He was then asked also to join a London regional policy group under John Boyd Carpenter which surprise itself by winning the GLC election of 1967.