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Hidden Gardens Community HQ, Strathclyde: NVA design by Oliver Chapman Architects, Scotland
post updated 21 December 2021
Hidden Gardens Tramway Glasgow
Design: Oliver Chapman Architects
Hidden Gardens Community HQ, Tramway Arts Centre
Hidden gardens,Tramway Theatre bywfmillar, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Other competitors in the design competition:
Anderson Bell Christie
Hidden Gardens Community HQ, Tramway Arts Centre, Glasgow
Edinburgh based, Oliver Chapman Architects have recently won a competition to design a community headquarters and garden office within the ‘Hidden Gardens’ landscape project beside the Tramway Arts Centre in Glasgow.
Their first competition win outside Edinburgh, this new building for the innovative arts organisation NVA, will include a single cell ETFE ‘bubble’ roof. It will integrate with the Hidden Gardens, a landscape project also coordinated by NVA, designed by City Design Cooperative collaborating with various Scottish artists.
The architect, Oliver Chapman said that ‘it is to be an introverted building that will make small interior and exterior enclosures within the existing semi-demolished brick structures on the site. We hope that this will help create a sense of security and intimacy for the various communities that may use the building’.
If lottery funding is secured the project could be under-way early next year.
Oliver Chapman Architects are a young practice that have recently finished a dramatic house extension for international lighting designer Jonathan Speirs and also won an Edinburgh Architectural Association award this year for their ‘Bed Box’ project.
Hidden Gardens Community HQ building images / information Nov 2002
Architecture in Strathclyde
Glasgow Landscape Architecture
picture : Dave Morris
For more Hidden Gardens HQ info, contact: Oliver Chapman Architects in Edinburgh – email: admin(at)oliverchapmanarchitects.com
Adjacent to the Hidden Gardens is the Tramway Theatre by Zoo Architects (who in late 2004 combined with McGurn Architects to from ZM Architecture)
Glasgow Walking Tours – tailored city walks
Hidden Gardens Community HQ computer images are by Pink Zeppelin
Glasgow Transport Museum, west of the city
photo © Adrian Welch
Homes for the Future, south east of the city, facing Glasgow Green
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