Emms, Sue LARGE

Emms steps up at BDP

Architect Sue Emms has been appointed as one of seven principals at the Manchester headquarters of inter-disciplinary design practice BDP.

Taiyabah Mosque Day

Work begins on Bolton mosque expansion

Construction has started on the redevelopment of the Taiyabah Islamic Centre in Bolton, an expansion which includes a new mosque and madrassa designed by David Cox Architects.

Contact Theatre By Sheppard Robson

COMMENT | Buildings can be symbols of adventure

Manchester and the North West was a fertile ground for innovation in the latter half of the twentieth century; a place where challenging, progressive architecture got built, writes James Jones of Sheppard Robson. Whether to our taste or not, many post-war and late century buildings talk of a confident city, ready to take risks.

Manchester Openshaw College

Manchester College ramps up city centre project

LTE, the parent body of Manchester College, has started the process of procuring a contractor for a phase one building of up to 200,000 sq ft in the city centre, hoping to make an appointment this autumn.