The Lowry, Manchester
25 July – 18 October 2015

Published in Diary

The street photographer’s images of Manchester’s poorest districts in the 1960s and 70s exposed the pressures on both the built environment and the communities living within it

Published in Review
Thursday, 02 July 2015 00:00

The Whitworth, Manchester by MUMA

MUMA has opened up Manchester’s brooding Edwardian gallery with two new wings, gardens and a glazed walkway, securing the title of Art Fund Museum of the Year. John Jervis went to take a look around

Published in News
Thursday, 18 June 2015 00:00

A laboratory for Mexico City

In Mexico City, Gabriella Gomez-Mont’s team is reimagining the megalopolis, with the help of video-game developers, robot designers and the city’s many informal communities. Icon met her at the Future Everything conference in Manchester

Published in News
Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:06

Citizen Manchester

A study of two grand civic buildings reveals depressing differences between the council that built them and the one that's just refurbished them, writes Owen Hatherley

Published in Review