Posts Tagged: murals

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.

Ringway1962

Mural For Ringway Airport: A Work By Brian Lee

Today, passengers arriving at Manchester International Airport’s Terminal 1 will most likely do so by car, approaching the terminal via the elevated approach road into the adjacent multi-storey car park. However, for the jet-setters of the 1960’s the experience would

Ringway1962

Mural For Ringway Airport: A Work By Brian Lee

Today, passengers arriving at Manchester International Airport’s Terminal 1 will most likely do so by car, approaching the terminal via the elevated approach road into the adjacent multi-storey car park. However, for the jet-setters of the 1960’s the experience would

tisdall

The Alchemist’s Elements

Hans Tisdall, Faraday Building, UMIST campus Just a 5 minute walk from a fast disappearing Moberly Frieze is another unsung gem, The Elements by Hans Tisdall, adorning the entrance to Harry Fairhurst’s 1967 Chemistry Building along Brunswick St, part of

tisdall

The Alchemist’s Elements

Hans Tisdall, Faraday Building, UMIST campus Just a 5 minute walk from a fast disappearing Moberly Frieze is another unsung gem, The Elements by Hans Tisdall, adorning the entrance to Harry Fairhurst’s 1967 Chemistry Building along Brunswick St, part of

Turnpike

Turnpike Gallery Frieze – Leigh by William Mitchell, 1971

I’m sure even the biggest fan of Leigh, just off the East Lancs Road, would admit it’s an unassuming little town. That said it may be worth the short trip out there to take a look at the lovely little

Turnpike

Turnpike Gallery Frieze – Leigh by William Mitchell, 1971

I’m sure even the biggest fan of Leigh, just off the East Lancs Road, would admit it’s an unassuming little town. That said it may be worth the short trip out there to take a look at the lovely little

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mitzi solomon cunliffe 1918-2006

Her best known work might well be gracing the mantelpieces of Colin Firth, Natalie Portman and David Fincher but this modernist sculptor’s favourite commission was created not for the RADA or Hollywood elite but the hungry shoppers grabbing a bite

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mitzi solomon cunliffe 1918-2006

Her best known work might well be gracing the mantelpieces of Colin Firth, Natalie Portman and David Fincher but this modernist sculptor’s favourite commission was created not for the RADA or Hollywood elite but the hungry shoppers grabbing a bite