Tag : historic buildings
Zaha’s wishes honoured as Merz Barn thrown £25k lifelineVideoSubscription
A Swiss gallery has donated £25,000 to save Kurt Schwitters’ deteriorating Merz Barn in Cumbria – honouring a suggestion made by Zaha Hadid before she died
Geoff Wilkinson looks at the rules relating to energy efficiency, disabled access and fire safety in works on listed buildings
David Chipperfield Architects has won permission for a residential block in New York’s Greenwich Village – at the fourth attempt
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has been brought in to deliver Hodder + Partners’ controversial St Michael’s tower in Manchester, with the local practice kept on the project as design guardian
Schwitters’ Merz Barn under threat as site is put up for saleVideoSubscription
The owners of Kurt Schwitters’ deteriorating Merz Barn in Cumbria have appealed for architects and artists to raise funds to save the historic site
SAVE Britain’s Heritage has become the latest heritage group to voice its opposition to Hodder + Partners’ reworked design for the controversial St Michael’s tower scheme in Manchester, backed by former footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs
Conservationists have applied for heritage protection for a religious building in Manchester city centre earmarked for demolition under plans by football stars-turned-developers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs
Manchester City Council has confirmed that Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs have asked for the scheme to be put on hold
Gary Neville has acknowledged there will be further changes to his and Ryan Giggs’ contentious scheme in Manchester, conceding that “we are failing to get our message across”.
The government’s heritage watchdog has said it is “deeply concerned” about proposals from Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs to build a pair of bronze-clad skyscrapers in central Manchester and will officially object to the scheme.