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mud At cube, 113-115 Portland Street, Manchester, until 23 March

With the celebrations barely over following the go-ahead for Libeskind's Imperial War Museum of the North, Manchester's new cube gallery - Centre for the Understanding of the Built Environment - has a timely exhibition on the re-use of brownfield sites, writes Julian Holder. Taking 12 projects as diverse as the Dome, Hopkins' Wildscreen at Bristol, Wilford's Lowry Centre in Salford, and Rotterdam's Kop van Zuid, the common thread is mixed-use urban development - hence the title, mud.


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