VU.CITY, the fully interactive 3D smart city platform, which now covers 124 sq km of Manchester and Salford and has launched digital twins of Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield and 15 other cities, is currently offering a free trial on any of their cities.
The £330m refurbishment and upgrade of Manchester’s grade one-listed town hall will finally start after the project was delayed due to Covid-19 and the discovery of peregrine falcons nesting in the clock tower.
Manchester City Council has lodged an application to knock down the freestanding part of Japanese architect Tadao Ando’s much-maligned concrete wall, after ringfencing £1.8m for the wider gardens revamp in March.
Nick Moss, director of Manchester-based practice Sixtwo Architects and RIBA presidency candidate, urged the industry to address failures in the design and build system creating an "impoverished built environment” and sidelining architects.
Manchester City Council’s executive is to agree a strategic regeneration framework for the area between Blackfriars Street and Bridge Street, including plans to improve Parsonage Gardens and demolish the 18-storey Albert Bridge House.
Manchester City Council has concluded a consultation to update plans for its Medieval Quarter, introducing a “Glade of Light” sculpture to serve as a permanent memorial to the 22 victims of the May 2017 terrorist attack.