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Blackpool

Kenzo Tange Gymnasium and 7 Other Threatened Sites Receive $1M in Preservation Funding

12:00 - 17 June, 2018
Kenzo Tange Gymnasium and 7 Other Threatened Sites Receive $1M in Preservation Funding, By <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/all-a/">Take</a> - <span> licensed under </span>, <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">CC BY-NC-ND 2.0</a>, <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/all-a/14631188464/in/photolist-ojRF54-ohUEyb-o1AWYo-o1Cd1H-ohUEA5-ohUEu3-ohUEob-oi4gyy-o1AWW9-ojRERP-o1CcQn-ojREWi-o1BaKU-yYPDAf-o1BaYu-ohUEjo">Link</a>
By Take - licensed under , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0, Link

Eight sites from the World Monuments Fund’s 2018 World Monuments Watch list have been awarded $1 million in funding from American Express to support much-needed preservation and restoration initiatives. The sites were selected based on their vulnerability to specific threats like natural disasters, climate change or social forces like urbanization that have left them neglected.

Blackpool Talbot / AHR Architects

01:00 - 22 December, 2014
Blackpool Talbot / AHR Architects, © Daniel Hopkinson
© Daniel Hopkinson

© Daniel Hopkinson © Daniel Hopkinson © Daniel Hopkinson © Daniel Hopkinson + 34

  • Architects

  • Location

    Talbot Lodge, 376 Talbot Road, Blackpool, Blackpool FY3 7AT, United Kingdom
  • Architectural Team Members

    Dominic Manfredi, Dan Barnes, Dan Lesser, Jon Wallis, Carl Fowler, Ben Rigby, Nick Barnes, Tom Locke, Geoff Goodman, Andrew Crompton, Pamela Griffin
  • Area

    12002.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

The Legacy of Hydraulic Fracturing in Blackpool

00:00 - 11 July, 2014
The Legacy of Hydraulic Fracturing in Blackpool, The Legacy of Frackpool. Image © Jason Lamb
The Legacy of Frackpool. Image © Jason Lamb

Jason Lamb, a recent graduate from London's Bartlett School of Architecture, has developed a project which centres around the legacy of hydraulic fracturing in the British coastal city of Blackpool. The theoretical thesis, which employs the possibility of Chinese investment prompting the transitory integration of hydraulic fracturing within the city for the exploitation of shale gas, features a number of interesting explanatory illustrations.

Tower of Love / dRMM

00:00 - 27 September, 2012
Tower of Love / dRMM, © Alex de Rijke
© Alex de Rijke

© Alex de Rijke © Alex de Rijke © Alex de Rijke © Chris Astbury + 20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Blackpool, UK
  • Landscape Architect

    LDA Design
  • Lead Consultant

    LDA Design
  • Cost Consultant

    Gardiner & Theobald
  • Structural Engineer

    Michael Hadi Associates
  • M&E Engineer

    Michael Popper Associates
  • BREEAM Consultant

    Alan Pither Ltd
  • Contractor

    FParkinson
  • Client

    Blackpool Council
  • Area

    520.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs