PLAZA MK Field Trip: Central Business District (CBD) – Architecture

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PLAZA MK Field Trip: Map of Central Milton Keynes

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PLAZA MK Field Trip: Entertainment – Xscape

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PLAZA MK Field Trip: Culture – Public Sculpture

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PLAZA MK Field Trip: Entertainment – Shopping

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PLAZA MK Field Trip: Public Spaces

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Pedestrian walkways and underpasses are a common feature of the landscape in Milton Keynes making the city easy and convenient to traverse.

PLAZA MK Field Trip: Point of access – The Station

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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… Continue reading

PLAZA MK Field Trip: Entertainment – MK Gallery

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You’ve never seen anything like it – Central Milton Keynes

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Composed by Ronnie Bond and released in the 1980’s to promote Central Milton Keynes Shopping Centre now known as thecentre:MK    

PLAZA goes to Milton Keynes (MK)

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    Join us as PLAZA goes on a field trip of the new town Milton Keynes. Further information to follow!

Cumbernauld: A New Town

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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 way… Continue reading

Playtime by Jacques Tati

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Today I watched ‘Playtime’ by Jacques Tati (1967) at the Whitecube in Bermondsey, which was part of their Film on Sunday programme. In Playtime, characters get lost as they search for the romantic… Continue reading

Part 2 of Xanadu- documentary about the Ashfield Valley Estate

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Xanadu- BBC documentary about the Ashfield Valley Estate, Rochdale

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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… Continue reading

North Korea’s glamorous Ryugyong Hotel opens next year!

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A full 24 years after it was first started, the hotel which once aimed to be the world’s tallest tower will finally open its doors in the North Korean capital. Ryugyong Hotel is a… Continue reading

EUR, Rome

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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… Continue reading

PLAZA Resort, Deptford X 2012- installation video

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PLAZA Resort installation views before its closure.

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The latest installation by PLAZA, PLAZA Resort, has now been removed by the management of Wavelengths Leisure Centre without our prior knowledge. We are currently looking for a replacement venue in Deptford, so… Continue reading

Coming soon featuring PLAZA!

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Deptford X exists to promote the best contemporary visual art and celebrate that art with the widest possible audience. It is an arts event born of Deptford’s creative community and based on a… Continue reading

Metro Station at Madrid Barajas Airport

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