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Urban Oases: Frank Whittle Arch, Coventry

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Commemorating the Coventry-born pioneer of the jet engine, this pair of wing-like structures swoops in towards the city centre from the Transport Museum. Stand on the spiralling bridge behind this ultra-modern structure, with the ancient spires of the war-devastated medieval city in the background, and the city’s heritage is symbolically juxtaposed with its future.

This snippet was published as part of The Guardian’s Urban Oases supplement, July 2005


Written by Nick Carson

August 19, 2006 at 12:40 pm

Posted in The Guardian, Travel

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  1. Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! I love your blog. 🙂 Cheers! Sandra. R.


    September 10, 2009 at 2:17 pm

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