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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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Glasgow Architecture Events

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

The Glasgow School of Art unveils a week of events giving the public the opportunity to learn more about the wide-ranging research undertaken at the internationally renowned art school.
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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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Inner Hebrides Island Home

Tour an iconic Inner Hebrides island home: ingenious ideas and an intimate understanding of the Hebridean island landscape influenced the design of this beautiful Scottish house.
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Perth City Hall Building

Top architects competing to transform Perth City Hall into cultural attraction: Austin Smith Lord, Hoskins Architects, LDN, Mecanoo and Richard Murphy Architects.
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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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Glasgow Queen Street Station – Railway Building

Network Rail have been granted permission to proceed with a major facelift of Queen Street Station by BDP architects. Scotland’s third busiest station, with 20m passengers a year, needs to expand to meet predicted growth to 28m passengers by 2030.
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