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Mosaic Architecture + Design News

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 Architecture News 2017

Glasgow Architectural News 2017 - archive for Strathclyde building news and Glasgow property developments from 1 Dec 2016 to 31 Jan 2017 - West Scotland construction sector updates
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Glasgow Colleges of Building & Printing

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

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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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 Tours, Buildings – Architecture Guide Strathclyde

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Glasgow Tours : Strathclyde Buildings
Architectural Information about Scotland’s largest city – Building Guide


Tours in Glasgow
This site has around 970 pages with the majority being focused on buildings in the city. It is the largest city in Scotland and world-famous for 20th Century architecture in particular, notably […]

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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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