Looking at hemp fibre reinforced lime mortar as an environmentally friendly alternative to concrete, with some of the people who have worked with and developed this innovative building material. Anyone interested in green building should come along! PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED VENUE TO DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND. Contact SEDA for more details.
SEDA Green Drinks - Sheds, Shallots and Shenanigans: being together and being alone on Glasgow's allotments with Hannah Victoria Connelly
Allotments are about being together but allotments are also about being alone. Allotments are about sharing vegetables, helping out and summer barbecues. Allotments are also about fierce independence – producing your own food takes determination – and the space for personal creativity.
Jamie and Joshua are young SEDA members who have been working on SEDABuild self-build projects at Milton in Glasgow and Bridgend in Edinburgh.
Diorama is a new installation of work by Glasgow based artist Adam Quinn, creating a pseudo avant-garde public space of the recent past within the New Glasgow Society gallery.
SEDA Green Drinks - Rural Rides with Chaparro – Land and Tradition in Spain's Sierra de Huelva with Jan Nimmo
Glasgow-based artist and filmmaker Jan Nimmo has spent more than ten years getting to know the Sierra de Huelva, its people and the local skills and traditions of this part of Andalucia. She has done this on horseback and has been able to explore places that are truly off the beaten track, gathering the testimonies of the agricultural workers, collecting images and making portraits the people who work in the sustainable but now threatened cork industry.
ARTchitecture is an exhibition of collages that celebrates Glasgow's building heritage and merges the elements of art with architecture, and will run at NGS from 31st October - 13 November, 10am-4pm. A preview will take place at 18:30 on Tues Nov 1st.
Following last year's debut success, this October New Glasgow Society presents 'Imagine Glasgow 2016' - bringing students from both Strathclyde University and Mackintosh School of Architecture together to tackle contemporary urban issues in the city of Glasgow, with outstanding architecture and masterplanning projects.
Will the visions of these young architects offer a glimpse of the Glasgow of the future?
March 2017 - The other sides of the student accommodation debate
An unprecedented amount of construction of one type of building has taken place around Glasgow recently: 4800 dedicated places for students, with another 3800 currently under construction. These figures come from a piece in the Evening Times which caught our attention, and forms a welcome nuance to a debate which has become more popular and vigorous as these developments have become more ubiquitous, and the scale of development across the city more obvious.Read more ...
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