Beyond the building and beyond the profession, Blurring the Boundaries, the last in the RIBAJ120 Series talks supported by Gerflor, was an energetic evening of discussion. Using Manchester’s Hulme to explore how places could be destroyed or remade RIBA President Stephen Hodder looked first at how its was cleared and replaced with desk access blocks and then how in the 1990s the treasured old patterns of streets and squares were reinstated and a strong design guide turned it into the place it is today.
More information on the debates here: ribajournal.com/pages/the_ribaj120_series_215009.cfm
The debate continues over on Twitter #RIBAJ120 @RIBAJ
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