Street Market, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Architects; MKDC, 1974, Now demolished. Photos from Derek Walker's book on Architecture and Planning of Milton Keynes. Photo in the centre shows typical prefabricated segments waiting to be fixed. These formed the structure as shown in the roof view bottom left. The model (top) shows the whole structure.
Disused Church, Milton Keynes
Architects; Peter & Sue Barker, 1976. Since my last visit to this redundant church (not even 40 years old) about six months ago soon after it was boarded-up, my latest visit last week saw quite a transformation. The blank boards have been turned into blank canvasses and the architectural journey of this building linked indirectly with white modernism of 30s and Le Corbusier (as beautifully expressed by Seier+Seier's comment below) has now turned its attention to public participation…
Triceratops, Milton Keynes © Cameraman cc-by-sa/2.0
A Triceratops made of concrete in a field at Peartree Bridge was built in 1979 by artist Bill Billings. It was a solo project by Bill and when building the dinosaur, Bill actually slept in the belly of it to stop any unwanted... more