Access to funding, the ongoing supply shortfall, Mayfield Station’s regeneration, and refurbishment trends were all discussed at Place North West’s Manchester Offices Briefing, sponsored by Curtins.
On your commute home from work this evening, remember this: behind one out of every five front doors you pass will be a family, couple or individual renting their house privately, writes David Smith-Milne of PlaceFirst.
The afternoon event hosted by Arup, Fairhursts Design Group and Place North West gave an overview of the most significant science facilities planned in the region, and looked at innovative projects further afield to test the pulse of the UK science industry.
Held at the Museum of Science & Industry, more than 100 specialist attendees joined the discussion on how building design can facilitate advances in science, as speakers analysed future prospects and challenges in a fast-moving sector.
As university development programmes grow more ambitious to house an increasing variety of facilities, this special briefing event looked at the power of universities to act as key regenerators in our cities.
Sponsored by Morgan Sindall and held in the Manchester Metropolitan School of Art, the event spotlighted some of the most significant projects underway in the North West, and saw a discussion around issues such as funding, procurement processes, and Brexit pressures on international staff and students.