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Manchester Modernist Society unilaterally designate Conservation Area Status to the former UMIST Campus

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.

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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

 

Campus Day

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

https://umistcampus.wordpress.com/

http://www.manchestermodernistsociety.org/

http://lovearchitecture.org/

http://www.microcommissions.org/