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With granite and glass used throughout, the new RIBA North creates a striking addition to the Liverpool waterfront
RIBA North is a new architecture centre for the North of England, situated within the RIBA awarding winning Mann Island mixed use development on Liverpool’s waterfront. The centre, designed by Matt Brook of Broadway Malyan, who also designed Mann Island, contains, among other things, the RIBA’s first museum standard gallery outside of London, showcasing its world-class collection of drawings, photographs and models.
Accessed via the covered glazed winter garden within the Mann Island complex, RIBA North’s 1,350 sq m two-tier design (ground floor -150 sq m; upper level - 1200 sq m) sits within the central block. A red corian spine wall (6 x 16 x 0.45 m), accented with shadow gap detailing and recessed lighting, articulates the project’s volumetric spine, linking the winter garden with the double height entrance lobby and adjoining mezzanine level; creating