<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/47163687″>Pushwagner / Soft City Animation</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/mkgallery”>MK Gallery</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p> ‘Pushwagner’s magnum opus, the graphic novel Soft City, is as feverish as a nightmare acid trip. Across 154 now-yellowing original… Read More
Kafka Castle by Catalan architect, Ricardo Bofill is an amazing apartment complex near Barcelona completed in 1968 constructed from a series of cubes. The building departs from traditional notions of design, being based on mathematical equations that dictated the layout of… Read More
PLAZA’s recent research trip to Milton Keynes has been featured on UNMAKING THINGS blog. Check it out via the link below: http://unmakingthings.rca.ac.uk/2013/youve-never-seen-anything-like-it-central-milton-keynes-2/
Cook, Robert, ‘More of Milton Keynes: Building on the Vision‘, 2004, Sutton Publishing. ‘BC- Before Concrete AD- After Development’ ‘Predominantly a glamorous place’ Performing in front of John Lewis The High Street, Stony… Read More
Pedestrian walkways and underpasses are a common feature of the landscape in Milton Keynes making the city easy and convenient to traverse.
On arriving at Milton Keynes Central Station we were greeted by an icy wind and an open forum, around which were glass and steel buildings on three sides remarkably like the ones seen… Read More
Join us as PLAZA goes on a field trip of the new town Milton Keynes. Further information to follow!
Made for the Cumbernauld Development Corporation and Films of Scotland in the 1970s, this documentary takes the viewer around the new town of Cumbernauld, New Lanarkshire, created in 1956. Seen as a… Read More
BBC Words on film programme featuring poetry by Simon Armitage- influenced by his work on the Ashfield Valley estate, Rochdale. Like many other estates built by local authorities to meet an increased housing… Read More
The EUR area on the outskirts of Rome was originally chosen in 1930s as the site for the 1942 world’s fair which Benito Mussolini planned to open to celebrate twenty years of Fascism; the letters EUR standing for Esposizione… Read More