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2019 11 10 Daily Express Building

Manchester's iconic Daily Express Building has been re-invented, tightened and tidied

The building might be 80-years-old but still looks as fresh-faced and youthful as it did...

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Manchester's Alliance Business School gets a much needed facelift

Jonathan Schofield waves goodbye to ugly concrete and says hello to coloured glass walls

2019 09 10 Michelin View

City centre living is ace: especially as you get older

Jonathan Schofield chats to long-term city centre dwellers ahead of the 'Meet the Neighbours' weekend

2019 10 18 Property Roundup Elizabeth Tower

Property roundup – Elizabeth's cash boost, light the night, High Street behemoth approved

Bricks & Mortar part 9 - tall tales, car park woes and the death of churches

2019 09 20 Leonardo Hotel Adair Street

Property roundup – Piccadilly East is becoming a proper neighborhood and Angel Square offices have...

Bricks & Mortar part 6 - a new type of architecture, property and planning roundup for Manchester

2019 09 20 Ducie Street Warehouse

Take a look around Native, the largest aparthotel in the UK

Move over hotels and make way for the hybrid, lifestyle design-led stay

2019 09 09 Heritage Open Days

England’s biggest free heritage festival is coming to Manchester

From vintage bus tours to unusual places and hidden spaces, explore the city as never...

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La Cité du Vin - Exploring blazing Bordeaux

Neil Sowerby on life beyond claret in a city utterly transformed

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Changing Places - What were these Manchester buildings used for in a former life?

Louisa Gregson looks at what some venues used to be, once upon a time

2019 08 21 Pooley Barrack Street

Manchester's Hidden Heritage: Pooley's Houses, Princess Street

Stories behind of the once grand architecture you probably pass every day

2019 07 23 Knott M 2

Knott Mill: Oh no, the sweet city quarter gets a masterplan

Why keeping a low profile here might be best

2019 07 15 Tonkin Liu Heat Tower

New 40m high 'sculpture' will generate low-carbon heat and power for the city

Jonathan Schofield thinks this Tonkin Liu design is a beauty

2019 07 03 Prop Axis 2

'Architects and commentators take themselves far too seriously' - Axis Tower

Forthright designer Jon Matthews talks about the building people love or loathe

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

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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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