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Jacksons Row synagogue in Manchester, where the project will be piloted

25 Jan 2018

Landmark buildings could be preserved forever in immersive virtual reality

Project involving architecture, technology and heritage academics is piloted with Manchester synagogue… more »

PlaceCal launches on Friday

29 Nov 2017

PlaceCal uses community technology to combat loneliness

Website aggregates neighbourhood events to help groups come together… more »

Artist impression of what is visible on the app

18 Oct 2017

Manchester Plinth showcases flying saucer from Malcolm Garrett collection

New commission is part of the University's involvement in CityVerve… more »

The plastic Bubble classroom at Kennington Primary School in Preston

17 Oct 2017

Architecture lecturer helps 'space age' plastic classroom win listed status

Richard Brook campaigned to have The Bubble better recognised… more »

Richard Brook's Manchester MODERN book

13 Oct 2017

Lecturer launches guidebook to history of Greater Manchester's modern architecture

Manchester MODERN was a labour of love… more »

09 Oct 2017

MSA Praxis is running an engagement event at Stretford Public Hall

Event aims to address issues such as housing, the public realm and transport in the local area… more »

Group F's Peace is Not Quiet design

09 Oct 2017

Designs for new Peace Garden created by landscape architecture students

Groups' ideas to help shape proposed reflective space… more »

The Buzzin app and Manchester Plinth in action

05 Oct 2017

University leads the way on CityVerve ‘smart city’ projects

The Manchester Plinth, Greener travel app and PlaceCal community calendar are being led by Manchester Metropolitan… more »

Barbara Pearson's Messenger of Peace statue of a woman with doves

22 Sep 2017

Students to create designs for Manchester’s proposed new Peace Garden

Landscape architecture students will devise proposals for replacement garden… more »

Adriann Jeevananthan

19 Sep 2017

International success for MSA Masters students in 2017

Projects shortlisted in international competition.… more »

Albena Yaneva awarded Lise Meitner Visiting Chair in Architecture at the University of Lund

Director of MARG recognised for her interdisciplinary and innovative work


Professor Albena Yaneva was awarded the Lise Meitner Visiting Chair in Architecture at the University of Lund for 2017. The professorship is named after the renown physicist Lise Meitner, who was the first woman to become a full professor of physics in Germany and who together with Otto Hahn, discovered nuclear fission and the element protactinium in 1918 for which Hahn received the Nobel Prize. The award is offered to a distinguished female academic to provide the opportunity to conduct innovative research and lecture at Lund University in Sweden.

Albena Yaneva is Professor in Architectural Theory at the University of Manchester and Director of the Manchester Architecture Research Group (MARG). Her work spans the disciplinary boundaries of architectural theory, science and technology studies, cognitive anthropology and political philosophy.


16 February 2017