New Year, new thread.
(Woody can you lock the previous thread please)
Brief summary and this doesn't include everything going on.
Time for a new thread.
originally posted by Feltip :)
After the images of the new Magistrates' Court and the announcement on new New Street Station seems like as good time for new thread.
Brief summary and this doesn't include everything going on :)
The undisputed king of postwar Brummie architecture:
(second in from right)
John Madin was born in Moseley, Birmingham, circa 1925. His company, known as John H D Madin & Partners from 1962 and the John Madin Design Group from 1968, were active in Birmingham for over 30 years.
Thanks for Feltip for delivering the details. :)
Location: 79-84 High Street, Birmingham city centre
Architect: 3D Reid
Developer: Cushman & Wakefield
Progression of the proposal:
Started with this news article:
And this render:
Planning application submitted on July 2nd:
Images from the...
Right, we need 25,000 more images in 5 days.
If anyone has any images to submit, please do. Anyone who uses Flickr, just simply batch tag all your images of the region, no matter what they are of, as bigpicture2008
Thank you. :)
Might as well start it now seeing as Liverpool One has just opened, the Avenue in Manchester is taking shape, information and renders of the First Street boulevard have just been released, etc, etc.
First Street. Movie. http://www.nomoregreydays.com/
The Avenue. Movie...
To crown our posting achievement I present the new thread :)
45 Church Street
Birmingham Super Hospital
Rutland House (Refurb)
The NIA 28 Feb 2008
The NIA 29 Feb 2008
The NEC Arena 12 - 13 Mar 2008
The NIA 13 Mar 2008
The NEC Arena 18 - 19 Mar 2008
Daniel O'Donnell Spring Tour 2008
The NIA 8 Apr 2008
The Beach Boys
The NIA 11...
Birmingham is the second city of the United Kingdom. It is located in the west midlands and has a population just over one million.
Now recently Birmingham has been under going major changes to make it a more attractive place, for people who live there and for the people who are visiting...
News release 13.12.07
Digbeth – the new Birmingham City
A major Kuwaiti international property company, Salhia Investments, together with established UK property developers are proposing an exciting city-centre project that will enhance Birmingham’s reputation as a world class city.
I have been a long time lurker on this site and have finally got round to registering.
So, can anyone help?
I drove past the Cincinnati-Lamb factory on the Kingsbury Road and there is a sign saying it’s been acquired by Urban Splash. Does anybody know the answer to two things:
1: Do they...
Seeing as there is no thread for cities to show off their latest proposals in skyscrapers, I thought we should get one started. Basically, don't post anything that has been known about for a year or whatever unless that really is the latest highrise proposal. :|
No doubt you've heard about...
So on sunday I went to Birmingham and I have to say that I found myself impressed by it.Really cool city - very fresh modern lively and European (whatever that means) with great modern/old architecture quality public spaces etc.
I have been inspired to create this thread by something I spotted in the Birmingham Developments thread. Some bloody mindless vandal has proposed knocking down this achingly beautiful, and historically significant building.
What I'd like to know is, why is it its current poor state? Surely...