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Please note that The Lighthouse will be closed from 17:00 on 24 December and will re-open on Wednesday 4 January 2017 As part of the annual RIAS Awards scheme, Forestry Commission Scotland and Wood for Good have combined to sponsor an award aimed at encouraging innovative and creative use of timber in new buildings in Scotland. The award seeks to stimulate greater appreciation of home grown timber and its potential for use in construction, with added consideration given to thoughtful […]
Silent, empty, enigmatic and often full of potential. Derelict buildings deserve a second look. This architecture tour with a difference invites you to explore the strange beauty and hidden promise of seemingly forgotten buildings. Come with Johnny Rodger, Professor of Urban Literature at Glasgow School of Art, on a trail exploring past, present and future of six very different buildings – from ornate Victorian to minimalist 1960s modernism – in Glasgow city centre. Symbols of boom, bust and bumping along, […]