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  1. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    There is no doubt that Scotland has some of the best preserved examples of historic architectural gems. From the great castles and palaces in the beautiful scottish highlands to the old town and castle hill in Edinburgh. 2014 will be one of the most important years in scottish history. In july...
  2. Skyscrapers
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-18374680 Once the tallest resdential buildings in Europe, they'll now go up in smoke as part of the opening of the Commonwealth Games.
  3. Beyond Australia & New Zealand
    Baku is my hometown, but I'm also spend half of my life in this unique city. Scotland's largest city is a friendly, bustling town with imposing 19th-century buildings, vibrant theatre life, the most talked-about independent music scene outside the USA. Don't miss the re-opened Kelvingrove Art...
  4. Classic Architecture
    Hi! I am currently doing research into façade refurbishment and its architectural impact. My main case study is the Glasgow University Library which is undergoing recladding at present and seems to be a controversial subject right now. This article give a gist of what it's all about...
  5. Glasgow Metro Area
    PROJECT URBAN FOREST Our goal is quite simple, we hope to reduce the carbon dioxide levels within Glasgow by planting native trees within the urban environment. With your help we can make a difference. Planting trees remains one of the cheapest, most effective means of drawing excess carbon...
  6. Glasgow Metro Area
    I recently read an article about New York proposing to build a subterranean garden in an abandoned underground station in the lower East Side of Manhattan. This got me thinking, as some people in Glasgow be already be aware, Glasgow also has a similar abandoned underground station in the West...
  7. Glasgow Metro Area
    The Sustainable Glasgow Project has launched its new website this month. The organisation is Glasgow's first dedicated website to urban sustainable design, architecture, lifestyles and the built environment. The website was developed to raise public awareness of sustainability and the...
  8. Scottish Architecture Forum
    The Sustainable Glasgow Project aims has named its latest project 'city cycle' the concept consists of various bike rental pods around the city centre similar to London, Paris and Dublin's rental schemes. The project aims to start small and eventually expand throughout the city centre. The...
  9. Glasgow Metro Area
    Glasgow | Cycling in the City | News & Developments Cycling in Glasgow thread.
  10. Glasgow Metro Area
    Glasgow has been selected as the British candidate to host the 2018 Youth Olympics. (I wonder if anyone at the top has discussed the elephant in the room, the fact that Glasgow may not be British in 2018)...
  11. Zagranica
    Witam! Zainspirowany wieloma zdjęciami, filmami i opowieściami postanowiłem w tym roku udać się na wakacje w dość osobliwym moim zdaniem kierunku, jakim jest Szkocja. Nie należę do ludzi którzy za szczyt wakacyjnych marzeń uznają wygrzewanie się na gorących plażach południowej europy, więc wraz...
  12. Glasgow Metro Area
    Thought I would create a thread dedicated for all sorts of developments happening in Glasgow's West End such as; retail, leisure and residential, like the East End development thread!
  13. Transport, Urban Planning and Infrastructure
    There is an interesting article in today's Scotsman - how applicable are the ideas contained in it to the rest of the United Kingdom? Old canal network in front line against flooding http://www.scotsman.com/news/Old-canal-network-in-front.6692064.jp quote Published Date: 16 January 2011 By...
  14. Urban Showcase
    Glasgow has suffered a lot from deindustrialisation, and has never fully recovered from that. In recent years, the city seems to experience some growth, but the scars of the loss of people and employment can still be felt. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12...
  15. Glasgow Metro Area
    Interesting news: http://www.publicpropertyuk.com/2010/05/21/grosvenor-sells-glasgow-site-to-quango
  16. Zagranica
    Przeglądając część forum o Zagranicy brakowało mi szkockiego wątku. Zapraszam więc na wyprawę śladami zamków, pałaców, whisky, haggis, deszczu i wiatru. Ja ze swojej strony mogę obiecać solidną dawkę zdjęć i uwag. Komentarze, spostrzeżenia, szkockie doświadczenia nie tylko w sprawie whisky ;)...
  17. Glasgow Metro Area
    Looking for some help. im doing architectural conservation at college and have been allocated an assignement to list 4 gap sites in Merchant city with possible proposals. ive been to see them and have two, one which is across from Trongate and the other i believe to be off of Wilson street...
  18. Cultural, Sporting and Entertainment Venues
    Riverside Museum, Zaha Hadid from Glasgow Museums
  19. Classic Architecture
    I'm quite fond of this style that existed roughly between 1893 and 1914 so I thought it might deserve it's own topic on this board. As art nouveau (or jugendstil or what other names its known as) is a very individual style and it varies a lot upon the region I would be very interested to see...
  20. TV and OB-Towers
    Science Centre Tower Glasgow, United Kingdom HEIGHT: 127m FLOORS: 2 floors COMPLETION: 2001 ARCHITECT: Richard Horden The tower has an observation deck at 105 meter. The tower rotates 360 degrees at the base to at all times be situated at the angle of lowest wind-resistance.
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