Saturday 21 April 2012

_hexagon tower, crumpsall

New Flickr set added of Hexagon Tower, Crumpsall, Manchester. Built as the research laboratories for ICI and designed by Richard Seifert & Partners, 1971.

Wonderfully sculptural with lots of deep shadows and the micro-mosaic exterior faces glistening from the saturday morning sun.

Tuesday 10 April 2012

Gateway House, multiple profile column.

Multiple profile column with micro mosaic finish by Richard Seifert. Mitchell fibreglass bronze relief behind. Piccadilly, Manchester.

Soon to be restored and extended by Stephen Hodder Architects.

Saturday 3 March 2012