Not Quite Light captures, in the half light of dawn, the transition of Manchester City centre, and the area immediately surrounding it. VISIT THE ‘NOT QUITE LIGHT’ PROJECT On the northern edge of the city centre we can see Victorian glories collide with the unsentimental drive to modernise and reacquaint the city with economic triumph. Salford and Manchester jostle up against each other as they both seek to establish who can best capture the ambition of the Northern Powerhouse. Often, […]
Arts company Walk The Plank have commissioned me to archive the building of their new HQ and workshop on Cobden Street in Salford. They’ve made use of an old factory building and will be very much part of the revitalisation of Salford, a city which is now attracting a significant of artists and creators. The project is due for completion by the end of summer 2017.
YOU LIVE WITH US, WE LIVE WITH YOU… for 5 PLUS ARCHITECTS. We live with buildings, and they, in turn live with us. We, the citizens, define the culture of our cities and therefore the architecture that is constructed around us. And then, in turn, this architecture defines us in our daily lives. For this project I’m taking the point of view of the building, created because we decided it had to be built. We talk of buildings as having […]