Newcastle University unveils designs for Terry Farrell-backed architecture centre

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    Architects' Journal, 9 June 2021. "Newcastle University has unveiled designs for the Farrell Centre, a £4.6 million public centre for architecture and cities named after celebrated Postmodernist architect and urban designer Terry Farrell The publication of designs by local architects SPACE and Elliott Architects mark the official launch of the centre, which will be a research hub, civic space, gallery and museum. The centre, which is led by architectural historian Owen Hopkins and supported by a £1 million donation from Farrell, will be created in a former 19th-century department store on the edge of Newcastle University’s campus, in the centre of the city. The centre takes inspiration from Farrell’s recommendation in his 2014 government-commissioned review that every city should have an ‘urban room’ where citizens can actively engage in local planning issues as well broader debates around architecture and cities....."
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