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Challenge of the Ordinary : Glasgow Masterplan

Student Architect Project – design by Various Students

10 May 2013

Challenge of the Ordinary Project

Design: Various Architecture Students

Location: Cuningar Loop, Glasgow East End

The Challenge of the Ordinary: Scott Sutherland MArch

“We saw a crematorium, a monastery-cum-brewery, a “cidery‟ in a tower, a bench, a theatre and an exploration of the caverns of Naples. We did not see a house, an office, a warehouse, a hospital or a supermarket. Where were the schemes pushing everyday architecture down exciting new paths?

Richard Waite, Juror: 3D Reid Student Prize 2010

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I’m sending this because of your commitment to architectural education and interest in talented students. My MArch Unit at Scott Sutherland is just about to complete its 2 year study for the creation of a new settlement in the east end of Glasgow.

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The work was set in motion by comments made by Richard Waite of the Architects Journal after the 3D Reid student prize in 2010. The unit set out a master-plan and development strategy for the Cuningar Loop, including ideas for transportation, housing and landscaping and were encouraged to explored the “ordinary” in architecture for their individual buildings.

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“Ordinary” projects that the students raised to extraordinary levels. The students develop their projects through drawing, the unit is hand drawing and models only.

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