Four Post-War UK Buildings Given Heritage Status

The Spectrum Building / Foster + Partners. Image © Richard Davies, Courtesy Foster + Partners

Four post-war buildings, including the Spectrum Building by Norman Foster and Capel Manor House by Michael Manser, have been elevated to the Heritage List by the ’s Architecture and Heritage Minister . Upon announcing the news, the Minister commented that in spite of England’s ”fine and wonderful built heritage it’s sometimes forgotten that we have many outstanding modern buildings too.” His listings show that “architecture in this country is very much alive and well in the modern world.”

Read more about the buildings after the break…

iQuarter / Cartwright Pickard Architects

Courtesy of Cartwright Pickard Architects

Architects: Cartwright Pickard Architects
Location: ,
Year: 2009
Area: 94,000 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Cartwright Pickard Architects

  

Park Hill / Hawkins Brown with Studio Egret West

© Daniel Hopkinson

Architects: Hawkins Brown with Studio Egret West
Location: Sheffield,
Landscape Architects: Grant Associates
Main Contractor: Urban Splash Build Ltd (North)
Structural Engineer: Stockley
Services Engineer: Ashmount Consulting Engineers Limited
Project Area: 130,000 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Daniel Hopkinson, Keith Collie and Peter Bennett