Category Archives: the buildings

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Concrete 06/12/14

On a cold day in December, a hardy band of concrete enthusiasts join us on a tour of Manchester city centre.      

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Concrete 06/12/14

On a cold day in December, a hardy band of concrete enthusiasts join us on a tour of Manchester city centre.      

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Manchester Modern Map

This map of Manchester city centre features around fifty 20th century buildings and places. We are about to start mapping the north & south of the city…watch this space. You can choose a building from the side bar or from

70's tour 001

Manchester Modern Map

This map of Manchester city centre features around fifty 20th century buildings and places. We are about to start mapping the north & south of the city…watch this space. You can choose a building from the side bar or from

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Trafford Park & Salford Quays : 26/04/14

A day at the docks with The Manchester Modernist Society & the Twentieth Century Society – April 26th 2014 In an area typified by banal, and downright bad, commercial architecture there is one building that stands head and shoulder above

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Trafford Park & Salford Quays : 26/04/14

A day at the docks with The Manchester Modernist Society & the Twentieth Century Society – April 26th 2014 In an area typified by banal, and downright bad, commercial architecture there is one building that stands head and shoulder above

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Save Library Walk!

Some of you may recall the fight for Library Walk, one of the most precious places in Manchester (oh! those sensuous curves!) being nothing if not tenacious the fight ain’t over and we have a very real chance of a

2012-09-11 19.02.12

Save Library Walk!

Some of you may recall the fight for Library Walk, one of the most precious places in Manchester (oh! those sensuous curves!) being nothing if not tenacious the fight ain’t over and we have a very real chance of a

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Fried Egg Shelled

Originally posted on Toastrack:
In 1996, Manchester-based architects MBLA transformed the ‘Poached Egg’ from assembly hall to library. This is how it happened…   Further reading: Down The Aisles, Along The Titles        

Fried Egg 1

Fried Egg Shelled

Originally posted on Toastrack:
In 1996, Manchester-based architects MBLA transformed the ‘Poached Egg’ from assembly hall to library. This is how it happened…   Further reading: Down The Aisles, Along The Titles        

Manchester Modernist Society Metro Modern Map - photo Evolutionprint

Metro Modern – a guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century architecture

     Metro Modern, the Manchester Modernist Society’s free map & guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century Architecture. With the help of our handy guide you will be able to tour the city by foot or on a free Metro Shuttle Bus

Manchester Modernist Society Metro Modern Map - photo Evolutionprint

Metro Modern – a guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century architecture

     Metro Modern, the Manchester Modernist Society’s free map & guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century Architecture. With the help of our handy guide you will be able to tour the city by foot or on a free Metro Shuttle Bus

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Metro Modern – our new guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century architecture : 26/10/13

Metro Modern, our new free map & guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century Architecture will be launched on Saturday 26th of October 2013. With the help of our handy guide you will be able to tour the city by foot or

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Metro Modern – our new guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century architecture : 26/10/13

Metro Modern, our new free map & guide to Manchester’s Twentieth Century Architecture will be launched on Saturday 26th of October 2013. With the help of our handy guide you will be able to tour the city by foot or