IHBC NW Conference: Homegrown architecture... Towards a new vernacular

 derwenthorpe phase one housing, york by studio partington. © tim crocker

derwenthorpe phase one housing, york by studio partington. © tim crocker

I attended the Institute of Historic Buildings (IHBC) conference on 'Home Grown Architecture - Towards A New Vernacular' held in my home town, Manchester.

It's great to see a growing interest in contemporary regional architecture with local distinctiveness - this is at the core of our ethos.  AK