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Architecture of Scotland

16 June 2009

1997 – SECC Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

Architects: Foster + Partners Designed by award-winning architect Sir Norman Foster under a very-tight budget and often called “the armadillo” by Glaswegians, this 3,000 seater building was completed in 1997. The Glasgow SECC...

25 June 2009

1999 – Dynamic Earth Centre, Edinburgh

Architect: Hopkins Architects Designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and featuring his trademark tensile fabric tent, the Dynamic Earth Centre near Holyrood Palace comprises three main parts. The most obvious one is the fabric...

25 June 2009

1999 – Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Architect: Benson + Forsyth In 1991 architects Benson + Forsyth were selected as winners of the architectural competition to design the new Museum of Scotland. Sited opposite that other well known Edinburgh landmark,...

16 June 2009

2001 – Glasgow Science Centre

Architect: BDP Glasgow Science Centre is a major visitor attraction located on the south bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland. It is a purpose built science centre comprising of three principal...

02 September 2009

2004 – Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Architect: EMBT/RMJM

16 June 2009

2006 – Finnieston Bridge, Glasgow

Architect: Halcrow Group The £20.3m Finnieston Bridge was intended to be a dramatic new landmark for Glasgow, featuring a central arch span which crosses the river at an angle between the roundabout at...