Monthly Archives: September 2007


Red bucket, new extension to John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester. Photo submitted by a concerned reader. See also…

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Studio Flyer

Sally Stone/Mark Emms Year Three Studio at Manchester School of Architecture starts Thursday 27 September. Big Flyer

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Card No.11

Do parallel lines meet at infinity? Talk to the hand. This no. 11 of a set of flash cards produced by Andrew Crompton for the edification of students just beginning their architecture education. Click here for the set so far.

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Champneys’ Champion

This is the full version of a letter published in the Architects’ Journal (AJ) on Wednesday: Letter to the Editor I write as one bereaved. The privilege of pursuing scholarly activities in the John Rylands Library used to be one … Continue reading

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Student work 2007

Beatrice Fasciato, Mixed-use Development, Barcelona. Mixed Media. Ian Scullion, Detournement, Barcelona. Mixed Media Please click here to see more of the student’s work.

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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Museum

The long awaited rehousing of the Ara Pacis Augustae in Rome, by Richard Meier is a sensitive solution to the problems of a difficult site and a precious historical object. Although slightly heavily handled in parts the sense of durability … Continue reading

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De Carlo’s Il Magistero

De Carlo’s Il Magistero: a case study in continuity? University of Manchester Ph. D candidate Hacer Basarir’s project concerns the conservation of walled cities and their key elements through reuse. Her research includes three case-studies, and she has just completed … Continue reading

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Edgar Wood Flyer

Event at Long Street Methodist Church, Middleton, 6-9 September 2007 Andy Marshall writes: Just to let you know that I have a photo exhibition of Edgar Wood buildings commissioned by Friends of Long Street Methodist on at Long Street Methodist … Continue reading

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Ten Years After

September 2007 marks ten years since the death of Aldo Rossi. The continuous process of urban history was a theme which was developed in Rossi’s The Architecture of the City. Published in Italian in 1966 and translated into English in … Continue reading

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