ARCHITECTURE: Regeneration

166 Gorbals Street

Nomination

The former Linen Bank building is one of the few remaining tenements of the old Gorbals. Designed by James Salmon Junior, the category A-listed building incorporates a mix of styles that showcase Salmon’s various influences and is a significant example of the confidence and individuality of the Glasgow Style. The surrounding area had lain blighted for three decades when Southside Housing Association was finally given the go-ahead for revival of plans for the building’s restoration. The building had fallen into serious […]

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Woodside Multi Storey Flats

Nomination

The Regeneration of Glasgow’s Woodside Multi-Storey Flats Tackle fuel poverty whilst exemplifying a shift to retrofitting high rise housing. Collective Architecture was commissioned to undertake the refurbishment and thermal upgrade of three, 22 storey flats; 1350 flats in total in the North of Glasgow. This project is the largest of its kind in Scotland and promotes economic growth, social capital and environmental improvement.  The refurbishment was an outcome of a study where the client wished to carry out external improvement […]

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Templehall Neighbourhood Masterplan – A Local Place Plan

Nomination

Templehall Neighbourhood Masterplan, A Local Place Plan, Kirkcaldy Masterplans are long-term frameworks outlining new development, regeneration and new directions and priorities such as climate change. UrbanPioneers developed a set of questions which guided the development of the masterplan throughout, and which were used to test the outcomes against. Is it possible to implement the required changes despite reduced public spending? Can we develop proposals and guidelines which can be taken forward by the community itself? Could the masterplan contribute to […]

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Craigmillar Town Centre

Nomination

The population of Craigmillar fell with the decline of the economy during the 1960s and 1970s, social problems began to grow and the area became stigmatised. In response the Craigmillar Urban Design Framework was established. The 194 homes now completed have solidified the intention of this framework and the rejuvenated heart of this community.  An important principle was that existing tenants would be given the right to return to the area. The development and housing mix was designed to ensure […]

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Rutherglen Links Office Pavilions

Nomination

Clyde Gateway is the organisation behind Scotland’s biggest and most ambitious regeneration programme. It emerged as the result of a partnership between Glasgow City Council, South Lanarkshire, and Scottish Enterprise, backed by funding and direct support from the Scottish Government. Their mission, over a 20-year period until 2028, is to lead the way on achieving unparalleled social, economic, and physical change across their communities in the east end of Glasgow and in Rutherglen. Two and Three Rutherglen Links are another […]

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