Another quick blog…. Have you ever tried to give someone directions… just turn left at the red brick building and they say which red brick building there’s thousands and how many buildings have you see and forgotten? Well here is a series of unusual, in somewhat weird buildings that I don’t think you would forget in … Continue reading

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Ian Simpson Architects: Water storage tank conversion

At the beginning of my MA I started to look how unusual, disused spaces could be converted into residential properties. One of my main focuses was on underground homes and how disused reservoirs and water storage tanks could be used to create these homes, especially where there were high planning constraints. One of the examples … Continue reading

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Tutti Frutti…

During the first semester of my MA I looked into the ‘Tutti Frutti’ project in New Islington, Manchester. I started researching this on Google and found it very helpful for both my practice based and research based projects. ‘Tutti Frutti’ is a project in Manchester that is run by Urban Splash, English Partnerships and New … Continue reading

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