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Glasgow Building News

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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New City of Glasgow College City Campus Building

Design: Reiach and Hall Architects and Michael Laird ArchitectsThe 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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Glasgow Architecture Events

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

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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Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Drum has been appointed by Scottish Enterprise to take forward the next redevelopment phase at Pacific Drive, Pacific Quay, at the heart of one of the city’s most exciting business and leisure destinations.
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Burrell Collection, Glasgow: Burrell Museum

John McAslan and Partners win planning for renewal of The Burrell Collection. The museum building is to close for three years as it undergoes a £66m revamp. The A-listed building needs a new roof, new glazing and a major internal refit, including opening up of its basement into a new floor.
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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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Admiral Sir Roddy’s Home: Residence for Artists

Vice-Admiral Roddy Macdonald was a courageous WWII veteran with a "piratical" character, he was also a watercolorist and a community champion on the Isle of Skye - where he helped stop tankers sailing down the Minch. The cottage where he retired to paint has now been gifted to Wasps Artists Studios who have transformed it into a residence for future generations of artists - giving them the chance to enjoy the very land and seascapes that inspired the admiral.
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Glasgow Architects

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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