Posts Tagged: brutal

Bulldozed

Preston Bus Station to be bulldozed

And so the sorry affair of Preston’s magnificent Bus Station continues. Turned down for listing and regarded as economically un-viable by Preston City Council, the end seems near as the Council debates demolition. Suspiciously pipped at the post on a

Bulldozed

Preston Bus Station to be bulldozed

And so the sorry affair of Preston’s magnificent Bus Station continues. Turned down for listing and regarded as economically un-viable by Preston City Council, the end seems near as the Council debates demolition. Suspiciously pipped at the post on a

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Hollaway Wall

Anthony Hollaway, London Rd, UMIST Campus, 1968 – present Anthony Hollaway’s curious concrete ‘castle’ wall on London Rd next to the Mancunian Way was installed in 1968, designed as a ‘sound-buffer’ for the Engineering Pilot Plant building by Harry S

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Hollaway Wall

Anthony Hollaway, London Rd, UMIST Campus, 1968 – present Anthony Hollaway’s curious concrete ‘castle’ wall on London Rd next to the Mancunian Way was installed in 1968, designed as a ‘sound-buffer’ for the Engineering Pilot Plant building by Harry S

nat west

manchester’s beautiful beton brutes…

District Bank/Nat west, 55 King Street, Casson, Condor & partners 1966-9 In september’s feature of the month, we raised the thorny issue of brutalism and its overwhelming association with the mass social housing project of the post war era – the two

nat west

manchester’s beautiful beton brutes…

District Bank/Nat west, 55 King Street, Casson, Condor & partners 1966-9 In september’s feature of the month, we raised the thorny issue of brutalism and its overwhelming association with the mass social housing project of the post war era – the two