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Glasgow Building News 2018

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Glasgow architecture news 2018 - 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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Mackintosh Building Immersive Exhibit

February 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Mackintosh Building Immersive Exhibit

GSA awarded major grant by AHRC to develop Mackintosh Building immersive exhibit, one of a number of initiatives to demonstrate how collaboration between researchers and businesses can help the Creative Economy.
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Glasgow Walking Tours: Tour Guide for Walks

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Glasgow has a wealth of architectural interest from Rennie Mackintosh’s School of Art building (The Mac, partly under restoration after a fire) to Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s buildings. Major recent buildings in the city are by architects Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield, Foster + Partners, Page\Park and Elder & Cannon.
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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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Inovo2 Glasgow Building

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3DReid submits plans for blue-sky thinking in Glasgow’s Merchant City. A pioneering speculative office building, situated on a key city centre site, with extensive public realm and collaborative workspace will bring together the academic and Merchant City areas of Glasgow, in a plan to attract exciting new business to the city’s designated Innovation District.
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NVA Glasgow, Public Art Scotland

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NVA news - working with Hopscotch Films to co-produce Make Me Up, a new film by acclaimed Scottish artist Rachel Maclean which marks 100 years since women were first given the right to vote in the UK.
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Atlantic Quay 1, Glasgow Office Development

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Moorfield Group (Moorfield) and Resonance Capital have secured a new letting at Atlantic Quay 1, Glasgow by signing 15-year lease with the Department For Work and Pensions (DWP) on 85,000 sqft.
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The Garment Factory in Glasgow

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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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Glasgow Building News 2017

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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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Citizens Theatre Redevelopment, Gorbals Renovation

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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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The New Tenement – Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

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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

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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

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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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Glasgow Building Information: Property, Developments

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Glasgow architecture information : west Scottish building links key architectural developments in Strathclyde, western Scotland
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Hazelwood School, Glasgow

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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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House for an Art Lover Glasgow
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