Sixtwo receive Building of the Year award from Richard Murphy

Your work recognised at MA Awards 2017

We celebrated architecture across our incredible city on 14 June, in the Manchester Architects Awards 2017. With awards across 14 categories – from commercial to community, and built to unbuilt – we presented awards to architects of all levels of experience. The standard of entries was exceptionally high. Judging was conducted independently by legendary architect, […]

Future Manchester Symposium 2017

Future Manchester Symposium 2017

On 12 June 2017, we held our inaugural Future Manchester Symposium – bringing together architects from across the city to celebrate pioneering projects on our doorstep, and discuss critical issues and themes in the coming months and years. Held in the superbly-restored Deansgate tunnels of 53two, guests were served food and drink courtesy of our […]

Manchester Architects Awards: 14 June 2017

The Manchester Architects Awards

The annual Manchester Architects Awards will be held on the 14th of June at the 53Two venue space in the heart of Manchester’s Deansgate. The Awards and Future Manchester Symposium will take the place of last year’s awards exhibition, with the work of Manchester’s finest architects on show at both events. The Awards this year […]

Manchester Skyline

Future Manchester Symposium

The event will comprise a series of presentations that will address a number of projects and issues relating to culture, transportation, living and working in the city of Manchester. Carol Patterson from OMA will present the Factory Project – a £110 million arts centre that will be built on the site of the former Granada TV […]

Resin floor at Manchester Central Library, by RSL

RSL CPD: Resilient flooring

The phrase “seamless solution” was confined to marketing buzzword hell, until the advent of resin flooring. It really is a seamless solution. Highly-durable, sustainable and much more cost-effective than vinyl (for instance) over its lifecycle, resin can be applied with a range of decorative and functional features, for almost any project of almost any size. […]

Social Value Social

The Social Value Social

At this event you will hear inspiring stories from people working at the cutting edge of social value and sustainability. Come along, have some lovely food, have a drink, network, get inspired. It might just change your life! Location: The Portico Library / @ThePortico  Food provided by: Trove / @trovefoods  Further details available on the RICS website. […]

Patrick Arends

MECD: the most ambitious building in UK higher education?

Stand its main hall on one end, and it would be the fifth tallest building in the UK. That’s the sheer scale of the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD) – one of the single largest construction projects ever undertaken by a British university. Behind the project is Mecanoo, the Dutch powerhouse responsible for HOME and […]