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Added by Dr Carol McKenzie on January 23, 2012 at 23:21 — No Comments
This year's NGS Guided Tour schedule starts today, Sunday 22 January. The year of tours will look at Glasgow's history roughly in reverse, with walks outside the city centre working our way to where it all began at the Cross and Cathedral.
Today is a scene-setter, and takes place outside the mediaeval city but in the most central shopping area. We start at St Enoch and will walk up Buchanan Street, looking at locations and buildings which the other tours will…Continue
Added by Alistair Fyfe on January 22, 2012 at 10:45 — No Comments
For those interested in how odours of places are retained more in our memories longer than visual images, see the following new research (See the abstract of PhD thesis by Victoria Henshaw below) on how we might begin to map the geography of Glasgow's sniffs and whiffs. I would like to see such a study carried out in Glasgow.
What could we learn from such an approach to urban design and what could our sniffing of Glasgow whiffs reveal about how we design for…
Read the Obituary at the following link:
Picture of Andy Macmillan and Isi Metzstein…Continue
Added by Dr Carol McKenzie on January 20, 2012 at 12:13 — No Comments
Added by Dr Carol McKenzie on January 20, 2012 at 11:42 — No Comments
The Vision for Glasgow over the next 50 years is now open for public consumption so why not let your views be known and take part by responding to the consultation? I have attached the full document and a summary of the Vision here (pdf files). …Continue
Added by Dr Carol McKenzie on January 20, 2012 at 11:23 — No Comments
The 'Red Road Underground' exhibition by Chris Leslie & Mitch Miller will be hosted in the NGS space this February with presentations & discussion date to be confirmed in the next few weeks.
For more information see their fabulous website:
and to support their exhibition you can donate on:…Continue
Added by Lesley Palmer on January 7, 2012 at 10:36 — No Comments