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Instead of repeating the brick infill, solid parts have been clad in coloured anodised aluminium panels to give the concrete building a new image. Photo credit: Daniel Hopkinson

A SECOND CHANCE FOR SHEFFIELD'S STREETS IN THE SKY

Inspired by Corb’s Unité, Park Hill in Sheffield is Europe’s largest listed building. Designed in the 1960s by two pioneering architects, it thronged with international visitors for the next decade. Yet as Modernist high-rises and equality fell out of fashion, the socialist ideal turned into a ghetto. Today, developer Urban Splash is animating its streets again with a bold programme

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