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From the archive: The Haçienda night club in Manchester, UK, interior by Ben KellySubscription

By Alastair Best, Diana Cochrane

From AR September 1982: The steel entrails of The Haçienda warehouse, tricked out in bright colours, link the old Manchester of hard graft with the new Manchester of superabundant spare time

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From the archive: Ian Nairn’s Subtopia from June 1955Subscription

Archive: Ian Nairn’s manifesto for ‘the main-in-the-street’ is a searing critique of suburbia – or ‘Subtopia’ – which is as relevant now as it was when it was published in 1955

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Outrage: pure developer's architecture too often forgets the value of truly public spaceSubscription

Public space, where communities flourish, is often the first casualty of housing renewal today

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Moving pictures: Flint House by Skene Catling de la PeñaVideoSubscription

An atmospheric film of the wedge-shaped award-winning house 

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Moving pictures: Whitehorse Manor Schools by Hayhurst and CoVideo

AR School 2015 Winner: An atmospheric film of Hayhurst and Co’s extension to Whitehorse Manor Junior and Infant Schools 

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The rise and fall and rise of Edwin LutyensSubscription

From AR November 1981: The variations in Lutyens’ critical standing provides an interesting sidelight on the history of the fluctuating fortunes of the Modern Movement in Britain

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Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944)Subscription

Lutyens’ popularity was undoubtedly down to the ease with which he manipulated architectural signifiers of wealth and taste

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