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PLAZA featuring in group show TallTales as part of Fringe Arts Bath 2014

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PLAZA will be featuring in the group show TallTales, as part of Fringe Arts Bath 2014. PV Friday 23rd May, through to Sunday 8th June. Further information can be found at http://www.fringeartsbath.co.uk.  Hope you… Continue reading

BEST hardware stores by SITE Architecture 1970-1984

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The work of the SITE architecture firm has long fascinated me with their witty and fun approaches to the facades of what are typically mundane structures. Their best-known work is a series of… Continue reading

Bringing art to the Masses

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‘Showcasing great British art across the UK, Art Everywhere is the largest exhibition of its kind in the world. From the 12–25 August 2013 some of the nation’s greatest art is on display… Continue reading

PLAZA prints and publications available at Gateau Shop!

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A selection of PLAZA prints and the Milton Keynes publication can be found at Gateau Shop’s online store, and their pop-up store at Boxpark, Shoreditch, London. Pop along for a look! http://www.gateaushop.com http://www.boxpark.co.uk … Continue reading

Architect Charles Jencks on Desert Island Discs

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Click here to listen to architect Charles Jencks talking on Desert Island Discs.

Marino Auriti’s ‘Encyclopedic Palace of the World’

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Taken as the theme for the Venice Biennale 2013 Exhibition, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, the Encyclopedic Palace in this case aims to put to together works of contemporary art with historical artefacts and… Continue reading

PLAZA Publication 1 now available at Printed Matter, NYC

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PLAZA Publication I is now being sold at Printed Matter, NYC. Click here to purchase your copy from their online store. Printed Matter, Inc. 195 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY, 10011 T: 212… Continue reading

American Architecture Now: Jonathan Barnett, John Portman, and Richard Weinstein, 1980

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MK Reading: ‘More of Milton Keynes, Building on the Vision’, Cook, Robert

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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… Continue reading

Filmed in Milton Keynes: Cliff Richard’s Wired for Sound (1981)

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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: 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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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!