Design of glazed facades at the Lowry Centre

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In 1988, a new arts centre, based at Pier 8, was proposed to raise the cultural profile of the city and bring more businesses and tourism into the area. Salford City Council commissioned the internationally famous architects James Stirling and Michael Wilford to produce designs for the arts centre. Lottery funding was secured, building began in April 1997, and was completed three years later. The total cost of the project, £106 million

David French Partnership designed the glazed facades.

Architect:

Michael Wilford & Partners

Client:

Exterior Profiles Ltd