Symposium: Spaces of Justice

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23-11-2017 - 23-11-2017 10:00 - 16:00 Glasgow School of ArtView on map

The symposium is organised in conjunction with the publication of the book Spaces of Justice: The Architecture of the Scottish Court to take stock and to plan for the future design of the spaces where justice will be enacted in Scotland.


10.00am – Professors Peter Robson & Johnny Rodger
Open and introduction

10.15 am – Sheriff Andrew Cubie
The Sheriff Court built environment – reflections                                                                                                             

10.45 am– Frances McMenamin QC
An advocate’s experience of the court system                                                                                                               

11.15 am – Euan Leitch Director of Built Environment Forum Scotland
The place of the courthouse in civic Scotland

11.45 am – Jolanta Dolewska Photographer
Dolewska will introduce ‘Holding’  -a series of photographs of courthouse interiors inspired after her experiences of the Scottish criminal trial as an accused.

12.15 -12.45 Tour of the Reid Building

12.45-1.30 Lunch

1.30 pm – Craig Mulholland Artist
Mulholland’s multi media performance of Kafka’s courthouse story ‘Before the Law’

1.40pm – Prof. Johnny Rodger Mackintosh School of Architecture
The International context : Rebuilding the Justice Estate in France & USA

2.10pm – Richard Jones,  Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service architect.
The History of Scottish Court Design to the Present Day

2.40pm – Prof. Neil Gillespie & Libby Heathcote, Reiach and Hall Architects
The Design of the new Inverness Justice Centre

3.15pm – Discussion


Selecting the correct stone

This is a pre-recorded CPD by SFGB which will have industry experts for the live Q&A on selecting the correct stone.

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