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      Architecture and Design

The Architecture & Design club dates from 1999 when the University ran a series of seminars, during Glasgow’s year as City of Architecture and Design. Now in our 24th year, we are pleased to bring you a diverse and interesting programme of talks for this coming year.

All talks will commence at 2.00pm and take place on the ‘second’ Thursday of the month in the 7th Floor Conference Room (Number GH742), Graham Hills Building.


The exception is the AGM which will start at 1.30pm.


This information will also be posted on the notice board in the 2nd Floor Common Room and on the 3Ls website (3ls.website/clubs/architecture-and-design/).


The membership fee for 2023-24 is £12.00.

Contacts: 

 

Christine King, General Secretary

Email: - general.secretary.AandDclub@outlook.com

 

Sandra Kelly, Membership Secretary

Email: - sarahkelly100@outlook.com

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Meetings 2023-24

October 12th V&A CURRENT EXHIBITION – ‘TARTAN’

Kirsty Hassard, Co-curator at the V&A Dundee, will present a behind the scenes view, sharing the stories, discoveries and research which shaped the curation of the above.
 

November 9th LEGACY OF STAINED GLASS

Emma Lindsay will give a talk on "Stained Glass in Glasgow: A Living Legacy" highlighting the fascinating variety of stained glass in Glasgow, much of which is present in Tenement flats and still plays a vital role in people's day-to-day lives.

December 7th (please note this is the first Thursday of the month) Our CHRISTMAS GET-TOGETHER will be at a new venue this year: -The Pipers’ Tryst Restaurant, 30 McPhater Street, Cowcaddens. Meet there at 2.00pm to mingle and chat over a glass of wine, mince pies, tea/coffee, and take part and enjoy our quiz. A charge is £15 (non-refundable). Book your place on the membership form.

11th January 2024 TWENTY YEARS OF OUR ARCHTECTURE & DESIGN CLUB


Clio Barr, our Past-President, will give an illustrated ‘look back’ at our clubs’ highlights over the last TWENTY 20 years.


BUCHANAN GALLERIES – REDEVELOPMENT
Stuart Orr from the developers, LandsecU+1 on the proposed exciting and perhaps controversial redevelopment of the Buchanan Galleries.

(No meetings as both talks were cancelled)

 

8th February “GLASGOW YOUNG GUN COMES OF AGE”

Alisdair Clements, Director of Inch Architecture talk for their joining the emergent architectural scene in Glasgow.

14th March “FRAGMENTS OF GLASGOW”

Rosalie Menon FRIAS 
From Glasgow School of Art will give a talk on her recently published book “Fragments of Glasgow” celebrating some of the impressive conservation, creativity, and investment undertaken to repurpose architectural treasures.

11th April AGM.

Further details to follow. Wine and nibbles to be enjoyed.

Please note earlier start time of 1.30pm

9th May SUMMER OUTING – Falkland Palace and Surroundings
COST: £45 per person. This includes coach travel, light lunch at the Bruce Inn and entry to Falkland Palace. This charge is non-refundable.
Numbers are restricted to 40 so initially only club members may book.

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS: 9.45am Assemble at 40 George Street. Coach will depart at 10am prompt, returning there for around 5pm.


All club members have been duly notified of the full details (January 2024). Any enquiries please email our treasurer Judith: - judithannscott23@gmail.com

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