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Assignment Five – Visit – Manchester Arn

Assignment Five – Visit – Manchester Arndale

Loved and hated in equal measure the Manchester Arndale Centre (‘the Arndale’ or ‘Manchester Arndale’) was one of a number of shopping centres built in the UK by the Arndale Property Trust. Set up in the 1950s, the trust (the name originates from founders Arnold Hagenbach and Sam Chippindale) built shopping complexes of varying sizes, […]

Visits – 18th Century Neo-Classical Hous

Visits – 18th Century Neo-Classical House – Harewood House

‘Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century. In its purest form, it is a style principally derived from the architecture of classical antiquity, the Vitruvian principles, and the work of the Italian architect Andrea Palladio.’ (Wikipedia) Flourished 1750-1830 but as early as the 1680s the French architect Claude Perrault rejected Renaissance concept […]