Author Archives: Para Handy

About Para Handy

Industrial Heritage consultant, based in Cape Town. PhD thesis (2004) "Gas and Grain: The Conservation of Networked Industrial Landscapes".

Zeitz MOCAA: New home for contemporary art? – CNN.com

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The Thomas Heatherwick-designed Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town will be the biggest museum on the continent for more than a hundred years.

Source: Zeitz MOCAA: New home for contemporary art? – CNN.com

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UK: Developer announces plans for Northern Quarter Victorian Mill in Manchester

It is one of Manchester’s last unconverted mills which, upon completion, will offer traditional, canalside apartments; some of them the biggest in the city with lateral lofts of up to 4,000 sq ft of space taking up entire floorplates.
David Worth’s insight:
Oh the irony! "one of Manchester’s last unconverted mills … will offer traditional, canalside apartments". Just read that again "traditional, canalside apartments".