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Glasgow Landscape Architecture

Contemporary Urban Design Developments Strathclyde, western Scotland

post updated 9 September 2023

Key example of contemporary Glasgow Landscape Architecture:

Glasgow Landscape Architecture Design

Phoenix Flowers, Garscube Landscape Link
Location: Garscube Road / M8 Flyover
Glasgow Landscape Architecture
photo © Dave Morris
Garscube Link
The first phase of the regeneration of the Speirs Locks area in Glasgow has been completed with the opening of the Garscube Link, a new public realm intervention which re-connects North Glasgow back to the city centre for pedestrians and cyclists. The project was designed by 7N Architects and RankinFraser Landscape Architecture for the Glasgow Canal Regeneration Partnership, a partnership between Glasgow City Council and ISIS Waterside Regeneration, supported by British Waterways Scotland.

Recent Glasgow Landscape Architecture

Latest example of Glasgow Landscape Architecture Design:

Gairbraid Avenue Public Realm
Design: rankinfraser landscape architecture
Public Realm Glasgow
photo from architect
Gairbraid Avenue Public Realm – 18 Feb 2013
Gairbraid Avenue public realm project was completed in October 2012. The project, won through invited competition by rankinfraser landscape architecture in 2010, sought to enhance and build upon the recent regeneration of Maryhill Leisure Centre and Maryhill Burgh Hall. The creation of a new public space in front of the burgh hall and leisure centre, the restoration and reintroduction of forgotten streetscape elements and the introduction of new public art all contribute to the rediscovery of a sense of place and identity.

Glasgow Landscape Designs

Glasgow Landscape Designs, alphabetical:

Buchanan Street
Blue Lighting on Buchanan St
photo : Paul Bock
Buchanan Street
Buchanan St, Glasgow won a major international award for its new design by Gillespies. The lighting is coloured blue and supplied by Mike Stoane Lighting. The long north-south street – a key Glasgow shopping destination – was refurbished by urban designers, Gillespies. The award was received by Gillespies for Glasgow at a ceremony in Chicago. The £10m Buchanan Street refurbishment project lasted six years. Refurbishment by Martorell Bohigas & Mackay – MBM Architects – of Barcelona

George Square
Scheme 2 – George Square design by John McAslan & Partners:
George Square Glasgow design
image from architects office
George Square Glasgow
The winning design of the competition to redesign George Square in Glasgow will not be realised.

George Square Redevelopment
George Square Renewal
image from Professor Alan Dunlop
A group of 20 very talented young Scottish Architects, including Anna Gibb and Ross Anderson who represented the UK in the British Pavilion at the 2012 Venice Biennale, met for a day to consider the future of George Square.

Cafe in the Square Glasgow
Cafe in the Square Glasgow
image from architects practice
“George Square is a space of great significance to the centre of Glasgow but its layout and design do not match that importance.”

Glasgow Canal Regeneration
Glasgow Canal
image from architects firm
Glasgow Canal Regeneration
The ongoing regeneration of the canal corridor in Glasgow is recognised as key to the transformation of the north of the city. Masterplans were prepared for two key regeneration opportunities within the canal corridor – one of these being Spiers Locks.
One feature of the masterplan for Spiers Locks that should be highlighted is the very high standard of sustainable design. The Scottish Government is considering including the masterplan in its Sustainable Communities Initiative.

Hidden Garden
City Design Co-operative Ltd.
Hidden Gardens Glasgow
photo © Adrian Welch
Hidden Gardens
The Hidden Gardens, the garden at Tramway Theatre, was designed by Landscape Architects, City Design Co-operative Ltd.

Pollok Civic Realm
Design: Archial Architects
Pollok Civic Realm
photograph : Andrew Lee
Pollok Civic Realm
The £6.7 m Pollok Civic Realm won a Royal Institute of British Architects Regional Award the day after it was officially opened. Built between the newly expanded Pollok Health Centre and the Pollok Leisure Centre, Pollok Civic Realm is Glasgow’s first facility with truly integrated health and social work and leisure facilities. Forming part of the overall Pollok Town Centre regeneration, it houses a café, library, museum, child-care facilities and other specialist social and healthcare related services.

Speirs Lock
Speirs Lock Glasgow
image from architects practice
Speirs Lock
“The project presents an extraordinary development opportunity in an exceptional location. There is significant benefit to be gained by strengthening the link between the Glasgow Branch of the Forth & Clyde canal and the city centre – reconnecting the site to the heart of the City. Speirs Locks has the potential to create a unique development that will attract people and investment to the area as well as supporting existing communities and businesses within the locality.

Strathclyde University Campus – Public Square, Rottenrow
Design: Gross Max Landscape Architects, Edinburgh
Glasgow Landscape Architecture
photo © Adrian Welch
The late Isi Metzstein walking down into the new pocket park photographed whilst we were serving on the jury for the Scottish Design Awards.

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Kilwinning High Street, North Ayrshire
Design: Austin Smith Lord
Kilwinning Landscape Design
photo © Keith Hunter

Scottish Landscape Design, Edinburgh, Scotland

Sauchiehall Street Glasgow
McLellan Galleries Glasgow
picture © AW

Glasgow Walking Tours

Scottish Hydro Arena
The Hydro
image © Foster + Partners

Armadillo Glasgow
Clyde Auditorium
photo © Isabelle Lomholt


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