Posts Tagged: modernist

St Raphael's Exterior

The concrete of St Raphael the Archangel

The concrete of St Raphael the Archangel This week went sent Steve Marland back to one of our favourite haunts, for a slightly different take. Returning along Huddersfield Road from a cycle tour in search of the source of the

St Raphael's Exterior

The concrete of St Raphael the Archangel

The concrete of St Raphael the Archangel This week went sent Steve Marland back to one of our favourite haunts, for a slightly different take. Returning along Huddersfield Road from a cycle tour in search of the source of the

CIS and CWS Buildings  1962

MAINSTREAM MODERN

What is Mainstream Modern? Mainstream Modern is a resource, an archive and a live project. This website began life in 1998 when I began taking photographs with the aim of making an architectural guide to concrete in and around Manchester.

CIS and CWS Buildings  1962

MAINSTREAM MODERN

What is Mainstream Modern? Mainstream Modern is a resource, an archive and a live project. This website began life in 1998 when I began taking photographs with the aim of making an architectural guide to concrete in and around Manchester.

Chemnitz 1995

Karl-Marx-Stadt: white tights, Trabants and all

Chemnitz / Karl-Marx-Stadt / Chemnitz “Well, l have to go to a circus in Karl-Marx-Stadt.” says Roger Moore’s James Bond in Octopussy. Well, I went to Karl-Marx-Stadt in 1995 and there was no circus, but Kenny Ball and his Jazz Men

Chemnitz 1995

Karl-Marx-Stadt: white tights, Trabants and all

Chemnitz / Karl-Marx-Stadt / Chemnitz “Well, l have to go to a circus in Karl-Marx-Stadt.” says Roger Moore’s James Bond in Octopussy. Well, I went to Karl-Marx-Stadt in 1995 and there was no circus, but Kenny Ball and his Jazz Men

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EVENT: Mainstream Modern Website Launch Event 12/02/15

MAINSTREAM MODERN Website Launch event   Here at MMS we have a number of collaborators and advisors, one of whom is Richard Brook, Principal Lecturer at the Manchester School of Architecture. Richard has made regular contributions to our magazine, The Modernist,

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EVENT: Mainstream Modern Website Launch Event 12/02/15

MAINSTREAM MODERN Website Launch event   Here at MMS we have a number of collaborators and advisors, one of whom is Richard Brook, Principal Lecturer at the Manchester School of Architecture. Richard has made regular contributions to our magazine, The Modernist,

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EVENT: Concrete Walk 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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EVENT: Concrete Walk 06/12/14

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

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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Missing Familiar

Originally posted on Toastrack:
Earlier this year, Manchester Modernist Society discovered a commemorative brochure produced for the official opening ceremony of the Domestic and Trades College, performed by Princess Margaret on March 8th 1962. The brochure outlined the college’s history,…

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Missing Familiar

Originally posted on Toastrack:
Earlier this year, Manchester Modernist Society discovered a commemorative brochure produced for the official opening ceremony of the Domestic and Trades College, performed by Princess Margaret on March 8th 1962. The brochure outlined the college’s history,…