An introduction to Gothic architecture

Even today, Gothic buildings like the cathedrals of Milan, Canterbury and Salisbury; Notre-Dame de Paris and the Black Church remain inspiring. Understandably, many of these beautiful buildings are included on (more…)

Four world cities the architecture lover must visit

If you love architecture, you no doubt enjoy indulging your passion while travelling. We certainly do, which is why we’ve put together our top four cities for fans of architecture. Some are obvious, but you may be surprised at (more…)

What can we expect from the world’s tallest residential tower?

The World One tower in Mumbai, India is due to be completed this year. Once finished, at 442 meters (1,450ft) high, it will be the tallest residential tower in the world, measuring 16 metres taller than the current holder of (more…)

The architecture of Aintree Racecourse

Aintree racecourse was first opened in 1829, and famously is home to the Grand National steeplechase, which was first held there in 1836, and will (more…)

The history of the Runcorn-Widnes Bridge

The Silver Jubilee Bridge, popularly known as the Runcorn-Widnes Bridge, crosses the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal at Runcorn gap at Halton, connecting the Cheshire towns of Runcorn and Widnes.

The bridge is (more…)

How has New Brighton changed over the years?

The Wirral town of New Brighton is certainly an area that’s constantly on the move. Many of the original landmark buildings are no longer standing, but there are enough interesting old and new buildings to attract visitors to (more…)

An introduction to Brutalism

Buildings designed in the architectural style known as Brutalism are often dismissed as ‘ugly’, but is that fair. The truth is that some Brutalist buildings are now looked on with (more…)

A look at the Six Nations stadiums

The Six Nations rugby matches begin this weekend, with Wales, Scotland, France, Ireland, Italy and England locking horns to win the 2018 reprisal of this prestigious competition.

The stadiums that are (more…)

Seven architectural projects to look forward to in 2018

Several significant and innovative architectural projects due to be completed in 2018, with records broken along the way: Europe’s tallest (more…)

Five great places you can study architecture in the North West

If you want to study architecture in the North West of England next academic year, the deadline for applying for a course is coming up on (more…)

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