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Building studies

Alliance Manchester Business School by BDP Nick Caville 1

BDP’s refurbishment of the Alliance Manchester Business SchoolSubscription


The practice has extended and refurbished the University of Manchester’s business school, remodelling its original 1970s streets-in-the-sky design, writes Rob Wilson. Photography Nick Caville

Roof Gardens by Ollier Smuthwait   Pawel Paniczko5

Wonderwall: Roof Gardens housing by Ollier SmurthwaiteSubscription


The practice has created high-density housing at low-rise scale with this residential scheme in Manchester’s Castlefield, writes Fran Williams.  Photography Pawel Paniczko

No.1 Spinningfields by SimpsonHaugh 1 Daniel Hopkinson

No 1 Spinningfields by SimpsonHaugh: a chip off the old blockSubscription

By Suzanne Ewing

This latest completed contribution to Manchester’s economic development comes with a BREEAM Excellent rating and wrapped in a masterfully executed ‘old’ form of Modernism, writes Suzanne Ewing.  Photography Daniel Hopkinson