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Photo: Tonkin Liu

Manchester council plans to build ‘Tower of Light’

The tower will be part of the £18 million Manchester Civic Quarter Heat Network project, aimed to be environmentally friendly energy solution for the city centre

Photo: David McKelvey @Flickr

The Piccadilly wall is coming down

As part of a £10million plan, Piccadilly Gardens will be regenerated and the grey wall surrounding the Gardens will be demolished

The Trafford Centre. Photo: Graham Walton @ Flickr

The Trafford Centre: Not your average shopping experience

To celebrate Intu Trafford Centre’s 18th birthday, we explore the inspiration behind its creation

The campus will be one of the largest single structures ever built at a UK university. Image: Mecanoo / University of Manchester

University announces new £350m engineering campus

Dutch architects selected to build new engineering department on the main university campus

Mies interview Tom Jefferies of MSA (photo: Mies)

Architecture: ‘as pragmatic or as esoteric as you like’

Arian Lehner and James Taylor-Foster founded Mies UK as an independent project to look at architecture from a student perspective through written and filmed interview