Chips, Manchester

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Chips
Chips2.jpg
General information
StatusComplete
TypeResidential
Architectural stylePostmodern
LocationNew Islington, Manchester,
Greater Manchester,
England.
Coordinates53°28′53″N 2°13′14″W / 53.4815°N 2.2206°W / 53.4815; -2.2206Coordinates: 53°28′53″N 2°13′14″W / 53.4815°N 2.2206°W / 53.4815; -2.2206
Completed2009
OwnerUrban Splash
Technical details
Floor count8
Design and construction
ArchitectWill Alsop

Chips is a residential apartment building, alongside the Ashton Canal, in New Islington, Manchester, England. Historically part of Ancoats, the building is part of an urban renewal project in east Manchester which has been led by Urban Splash.

Chips consists of eight storeys and was designed by Will Alsop.[1] Tom Bloxham of Urban Splash requested a building away from "mundanity" and came up with Chips with Alsop.[2]

Background[edit]

Chips is part of the New Islington regeneration project east of Manchester city centre.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chips by Alsop Architects". Dezeen. 2 June 2009. Retrieved 2012-09-21.
  2. ^ "Chips ... the hottest place in town". The Guardian. 12 July 2009. Retrieved 2012-09-21.

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