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architecture of central Glasgow

Frank Arneil Walker

architecture of central Glasgow

brief notes for a brief tour.

by Frank Arneil Walker

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Published by University of Strathclyde. Dept. of Architecture and Building Science in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Presented at ARLIS Scottish Course, 5 April 1979.

ContributionsUniversity of Strathclyde. Department of Architecture and Building Science.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21472087M

  Building Design Partnership (BDP), Richard Horden and Buro Happold designed the Glasgow Science Center museum. Opening in , it cost £75 million. The m tall ( ft) Glasgow Tower has been called a white elephant because of its excessive cost and frequent mechanical failures that delayed its opening. Visitors were trapped in the lifts and the public worried that it could tip over. Glasgow Central Train Station is a minute walk away and Hampton Court has a hour front desk. Free Wi-Fi access, a work desk, TV and free tea and coffee are included in each room. The Hampton Court Guest house is a minute walk from the SSE Hydro Arena, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The Glasgow School of Art is next door/10(K).


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