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2019 06 14 Sleuth Foster

Sleuth: Mancunian predicts end of civilisation, chattering architects, beggars belief and other...

Week 24 in which Sleuth decides to build a bunker and stockpile food

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The Anaconda Cut: a considered view (from the top)

Jonathan Schofield looks across the cities and has a chat with the architects

Skyscraper Quarter Overview

Manchester’s Skyscraper Quarter – a look into the future

Ed Howe on towering developments and the city's emerging skyscraper cluster

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RIBA reveals North West buildings shortlisted for 2019 awards

Five Greater Manchester projects have been nominated for the architectural prize

2019 04 08 Modernist Gallery

March of the Modernists - a new design and architecture gallery for Manchester

The Modernist Society is crowdfunding to open a new gallery - in exchange for ‘modernist’...

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Big rethink for Andrew Flintoff's Castlefield towers

The Simpson Haugh-designed scheme was rejected in October

03 18 2019 Brutalist North Campus In Summer Part 2

Manchester’s 'Little Brasilia' under threat as development looms

The university should not be brutal to its own Brutalism, says Jonathan Schofield

2019 02 22 Old Bank Residency One Dish Room

Old Bank Residency - creatives occupy disused bank in NOMA’s latest project

Free workshops in a Grade II listed building and a cafe built by the public…Old...

2017 08 14 Victoria Baths

Victoria Baths launches urgent appeal

With hundreds of stained glass pieces, the six-metre-high ‘Windmill Window’ will cost £20,000 to repair

2019 02 05 Hulme Hippodrome Thumbnail Ian Grundy

These five Greater Manchester theatres are at risk of being lost

Most are derelict and in disrepair, despite all five being Grade II-listed

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Beetham Tower owner ordered to replace glazing as Hilton Hotel claims for damages

High Court judgment rules landmark tower is 'in disrepair'

2018 12 19 2018 12 19 125 Deansgate Main Picture

One Two Five Deansgate: an architectural disaster

Jonathan Schofield and the classic f**k you building

2018 12 04 Curiosities City Alternative Guide To Manchester 3

Curiosities in the city: an alternative tour of Manchester (part three)

Smelly ditches, cow’s stomach lining and broken pianos - Jonathan Schofield reveals more strange (and...

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Deansgate Square - the spectacular view from the top of Manchester's new tallest building

Jonathan Schofield gets high on majestic simplicity - these new skyscrapers are beauties

2018 09 06 Bdp Ordsall Chord Bdp Ordsall Light 9 Of 71

Light, drama and bridges: the Ordsall Chord public realm is a triumph

Jonathan Schofield thinks the work here provides a yardstick for other parts of the city

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Carbuncle Cup: North West has two up for WORST new building award

As the shortlist for architecture's most unwanted prize is revealed, Jonathan Schofield revisits a fine...

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A high line for Manchester? The Northern Gateway could make it happen

Jonathan Schofield explores new plans to correct our lop-sided city

180622 Green Quarter Danny Moran Vallea Court

'It’s a living nightmare' - tribunal confirms Green Quarter residents will be forced to pay for...

'Confusion, upset and stress' as leaseholders are caught up in a bonfire of common sense

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