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Glasgow architecture news - daily updates in the working week for Strathclyde buildings and architects with Glasgow property news and construction sector stories.
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Glasgow Architecture Events

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Glasgow Architecture Events - Strathclyde architectural talks + exhibitions - West of Scotland construction lectures by The Lighthouse, GIA, etc.
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The Garment Factory in Glasgow

December 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on The Garment Factory in Glasgow

A category ‘B’ listed building located at the corner of Ingram Street and Montrose Street in the Merchant City Central Conservation Area, the Garment Factory is one of Glasgow’s most notable buildings. It provides 47,382 sq ft of high quality retail and design-focused office space over seven floors.
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Citizens Theatre Redevelopment, Gorbals Renovation

December 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Citizens Theatre Redevelopment, Gorbals Renovation

Grant of £4.8 m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for transformational renovation and expansion of Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre by Bennetts Associates, architects: refurbishing the historic auditorium whilst sweeping away later piecemeal additions to allow a wraparound new build structure.
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Dumfries & Galloway Hospital Building

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The new £212m Dumfries and Galloway Hospital opens. The 344-bed new build facility was built using the off-site construction method DfMA (Design for Manufacture and Assembly).
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Scottish War Blinded Hawkhead, Paisley

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As part of the design, all internal glass was designed and fitted as ‘clerestory’ panels; this enables natural light to enhance the interior at high level whilst avoiding any glare or confusing reflective surfaces at eye level, a vital consideration for those with visual impairments.
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Glasgow Walking Tours: Tour Guide for Walks

November 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Glasgow Walking Tours: Tour Guide for Walks

Glasgow has a wealth of architectural interest from Rennie Mackintosh’s School of Art building (The Mac, partly under restoration after the fire) to Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s buildings. More recently buildings by Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield, Foster + Partners, Page\Park and Elder & Cannon have brought interest to the city.
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Glasgow Architects

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Glasgow Architects Offices - well-established Listing for Strathclyde architecture practices and design studios in the West of Scotland area, online since 2002.
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The New Tenement – Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

November 14th, 2017|Comments Off on The New Tenement – Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

New publication by Florian Urban, Professor and Head of Architectural History and Urban Studies at the Mackintosh School of Architecture at the GSA. Book examines the dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since 1970.
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Glasgow Urban Lab (GUL) at GSA

November 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Glasgow Urban Lab (GUL) at GSA

Glasgow Urban Lab designated United Nations Charter Centre of Excellence: the GSA will now collaborate internationally on activities to promote UN policies for sustainable Housing and Urban Development in the 21st century.
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Atlantic Quay 3, Glasgow Office Development

October 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Atlantic Quay 3, Glasgow Office Development

Moorfield and Resonance Capital announce that Atlantic Quay 3 is now fully let to the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, on completion of a multi-million pound refurbishment of the building.
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Mackintosh Building Artwork

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A new artwork by the leading artist Louise Hopkins has been unveiled on the central wall in front of the Mackintosh Building. A 2.5m high and 12.2m long digital print on metal, Dance Number, was specially commissioned by the GSA and is the artist’s largest work to date.
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Hazelwood School, Glasgow

October 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Hazelwood School, Glasgow

Listed in “Inspiring Innovations in Education” 100 Global Inspiring Innovations of 2017 by HundrED. Three articles recognise this Glasgow school as among world's best: American Institute of Architects 8 world best school designs ; noted by The Smithsonian Institute re best classroom design for the 21st Century ; listed by RIBA as one of the top five school buildings in the world.
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Marks and Spencer Port Glasgow Store

September 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Marks and Spencer Port Glasgow Store

The 40,000 sqft store – which spans two storeys – was managed by LK2’s M&S account manager and team lead, Mark Howarth, and project architect, Tom Atkinson, who both previously worked with the retailer on some of its major flagship stores overseeing extensions, interior refits and modernisation works.
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Mosaic Architecture + Design News

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Mosaic Architecture + Design, one of Scotland’s most experienced practices, has acquired Burnet Bell (Glasgow’s second oldest architectural practice, dating back to 1878) for an undisclosed sum, boosting its staff numbers to 20.
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Glasgow Colleges of Building & Printing

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Plans for the Metropolitan Tower, known to generations as the College of Building and Printing and which can been seen from all of the city, will be on public display on Saturday 29 July. The exhibition will be open between 10.30am and 4pm that day in the foyer of the Metropolitan Tower.
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New City of Glasgow College City Campus Building

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on New City of Glasgow College City Campus Building

Design: Reiach and Hall Architects and Michael Laird Architects The 700,000 sqft development will comprise two new buildings constructed on college land at Cathedral Street in Glasgow city centre and at Thistle Street on the banks of the River Clyde.
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Kelvin Hall Glasgow, Museum Building

July 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Kelvin Hall Glasgow, Museum Building

Following a large-scale redevelopment one of the Scotland’s best-loved historic cultural spaces Kelvin Hall is enjoying world-class success for its innovative combination of culture, education and sports in the same multi-use venue.
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How to Incorporate Scottish Tartan Into Your Home

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Sporting crisscrossing stripes in a range of colours, tartan is an instantly recognisable pattern. It comes with a rich history, too. The Falkirk design is the oldest recorded scrap of tartan, dating from the 3rd century, but tartan as we know it was not commonly worn in Scotland before the 16th century.

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