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
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