Jean Renaudie and Renée Gailhoustet’s Housing Building in...
" In fact, those two housing complexes are extremely interesting in the fact that they embody a real urban density, mix several social levels, organize urban life on a multitude of storeys, blur the limits between private and public areas and supply a little piece of garden to every apartment. This architecture is full of episodes, surprizing moments of beauty in an urban artefact/landscape full of hideaways.” leopold lambert
1876 – Manchester Town Hall, Lancashire | Archiseek - Irish Architecture
The Plan . 1876 – Manchester Town Hall, Lancashire. It was fitted masterfully onto an awkward triangular space – although not unanimously liked as the best looking design, it proved the most practical of the 136 other designs entered. Manchester had achieved city status in 1853, and was keen to show off its civic dignity. Architect: Alfred Waterhouse