Auntie Beeb's architecture week

Pop Goes the Museum is an insightful post-mortem of Sheffield's National Centre for Popular Music, which closed just six months after its grand opening in 1999. The footage of normally ebullient architect Nigel Coates trudging around his abandoned building is not far from tragic.

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