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North Pennines Observatory Opening

The North Pennines Observatory, hosted at Allenheads Contemporary Arts, was officially opened on the 6th October.  Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the original design for the observatory was the result of a student competition won by a group of Newcastle students. Master of Architecture (MArch) students Becky Wise, Katie Fisher and Noor Jan-Mohamed created the winning design which was subsequently managed through to construction by xsite architecture.


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published on: 16 October 2017