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Re: £50m building competition at School of Art

There's nothing curious about the budget, there's nothing curious about an invitation for proposals and theres no basis to compare a teaching block built by a School of Art and a Parliament built by two Governments, several tiers of Civil Servants and whose architect died three months before constru...
by crusty_bint
Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:57 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Development
Topic: £50m building competition at School of Art
Replies: 30
Views: 10497

Re: £50m building competition at School of Art

If you mean the invitation to architects to submit their proposals for this development, and by parish cooncil you mean the Scottish Parliament, then yes. Yes I suppose it the sort of nonsense that leads to a building being built.
by crusty_bint
Fri Mar 20, 2009 5:22 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Development
Topic: £50m building competition at School of Art
Replies: 30
Views: 10497

Re: Project: The Great Eastern

http://www.architecturescotland.co.uk Contractor CCG issued a statement advising that the building has now been stabilised and the collapse occurred in an expected and controlled manner. The collapse occurred in the midst of ongoing works to transform the former hostel into flats to designs by Elder...
by crusty_bint
Thu Mar 19, 2009 3:32 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Project: The Great Eastern
Replies: 59
Views: 35605

Re: turret opposite the Citizens Theatre

Thats a good point Dexter, but I think using the thumbnail with a credit to SCRAN is acceptable. Call me old fashioned. RE: the point: from the original Past/Present thread: This is the gushet junction of Cathcart rd and Crown st in the Gorbals some time in the 50s/60s. The church is the St Ninian's...
by crusty_bint
Wed Mar 18, 2009 1:52 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: turret opposite the Citizens Theatre
Replies: 5
Views: 7257

Re: M74 Extension goes ahead

travelling from the west on the m8 you can go either onto the m74 to head south or stay on the m8 heading east or north - thats good. Correct. travelling from the east on the m8/kingston bridge you can keep on the m8 going west, but will you be able to go straight onto the m74 to head south, withou...
by crusty_bint
Sat Mar 14, 2009 5:08 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Development
Topic: M74 Extension goes ahead
Replies: 289
Views: 95496

Re: Grumpy auld bastard.

Argyle St too loud, Sauchiehall Street too cheap, Buchannan Street too dear, Barras too down-market... try the St Enoch Centre HH.
by crusty_bint
Sun Mar 08, 2009 3:53 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Grumpy auld bastard.
Replies: 14
Views: 2537

Re: Gay Glasgow

sorry to hear about betty, hope shes ok.
by crusty_bint
Sun Mar 08, 2009 3:48 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Gay Glasgow
Replies: 269
Views: 124425

Re: Best Curry House

Anarkali on Victoria Rd. Haven't been disappointed so far... and I'm particularly difficult to please.
by crusty_bint
Sun Mar 08, 2009 3:41 am
 
Forum: Pubs / Clubs / Restaurants
Topic: Best Curry House
Replies: 166
Views: 99942

Re: Best Burger in Glasgow

lentil burger was fucking awful. barf worthy in fact.
by crusty_bint
Sun Mar 08, 2009 3:39 am
 
Forum: Pubs / Clubs / Restaurants
Topic: Best Burger in Glasgow
Replies: 105
Views: 69479

Re: Molendinar Burn

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by crusty_bint
Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:56 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Molendinar Burn
Replies: 222
Views: 203506

Re: Best Glasgow Threats

just wait till Dex is mod...
by crusty_bint
Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:52 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Best Glasgow Threats
Replies: 47
Views: 7374

Re: New Transport Museum at Riverside

Indeed it shall: >fly through<
by crusty_bint
Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:48 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: New Transport Museum at Riverside
Replies: 415
Views: 120052

Re: 30 Bothwell Street

Long been a favourite of mine. From Glasgow Pevsner, James Miller destroyed the symmetry of Kirkland's [adjoining] composition in 1934-5 with the white ashlar pylon of his Commercial Bank (now Royal Bank of Scotland, No. 30). Classical frieze by Gilbert Bayes illustrating Commerce, Industry, Content...
by crusty_bint
Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:16 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: 30 Bothwell Street
Replies: 6
Views: 6365

Re: Greendykes Bing! (West Lothian)

oh yeah, I hadn't actually noticed the pins! I thought this was just track bed from the last phase of the bings life. Maybe it was where the winch for hauling the carts (whats the name of these carts? train geek, help please) was fixed?
by crusty_bint
Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:09 pm
 
Forum: Around the World
Topic: Bing! (West Lothian)
Replies: 76
Views: 44501

Re: Bing! (West Lothian)

I've no idea what this was for: http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb282/LuckyPoet/IMGP3558-133.jpg This is probably a remnant of the track bed that would have carried the spoil to the top of the bing for tipping, like so http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v627/cristy_bunt/Misc/bing_construction.jpg
by crusty_bint
Wed Mar 04, 2009 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Around the World
Topic: Bing! (West Lothian)
Replies: 76
Views: 44501
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