In architecture, news on June 26, 2012 at 5:29 pm
On the 24th of June 2012 we, the Manchester Modernist Society unilaterally designate Conservation Area Status to the former UMIST Campus.
and here’s the Degree, awarded on Campus Day to our newly graduated Bachelors, Masters and Doctors of Modernism
Degree certificate designed by Jonathan Hitchen
© the modernist society 2012
In news, uncategorized on June 13, 2012 at 5:07 pm
CAMPUS – a celebration of the UMIST Campus
As part of RIBA lovearchitecture festival 2012 & Cornerhouse MicroCommissions, the Manchester Modernist Society invite you to a celebration of the 1960s campus at UMIST.
Sunday June 24th
Join us for cake, the conferring of Degrees from the Modernist University of Mancheser and a tour around the campus during which the Modernist Society will declare the campus to be a 20th Century Conservation Area.
2pm – RECEPTION AND PICNIC LAUNCH
2.30pm – AN INTRODUCTION TO UMIST
3PM – CEREMONY/CONFERING OF DEGREES
3.30 – DECLARATION OF CONSERVATION AREA / WALKING TOUR OF CAMPUS GROUNDS
4.30pm – CELEBRATION ENDS WITH A GRAND VIEW & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY FROM THE CAR PARK ROOF FOLLOWED BY A WELCOME RETREAT TO THE RETRO BAR
All attendees will receive a specially commissioned map of Campus designed by Lisa Barlow & Nick Yates
Special thanks also go to Jonathan Hitchen & Sue Platt of Manchester School of Art, Graphic Design.
Places are limited – reserve your ticket here