Case Study 29 – Small Animal Hospital

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Project Name: Small Animal Hospital

Building Type: Healthcare

Location: Garscube Estate, near Glasgow

Architect: Archial Group

Project: Located at the entrance to the grounds of the Garscube Estate, the new Small Animal Hospital, (part of Glasgow University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), provides state of the art services for animal owners and referring practitioners. The outer structure of the building is made up of gabions. These are modular building blocks that are formed from wire mesh baskets, densely filled with carefully placed pieces of stone.

Materials Featured: stone gabions

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