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GLASGOW’S MERCHANT CITY CANDLERIGGS QUARTER DEVELOPMENT.

27 FEBRUARY 2015 “The Candleriggs project represents a wonderful and rare opportunity to design virtually a whole city block and in a fascinating and rapidly changing part of Glasgow. It has been a pleasure working with our client and with Glasgow City planning department to ensure that this project is real piece of 24-hour city. I believe it will be a major step forward in the already successful regeneration of the Merchant The plans follow a nine month consultation on proposals by City as place to live, work, study, shop and enjoy.” -Richard Murphy. Richard Murphy Architects for a mixed use scheme bounded by Subject to approval works are likely to commence by spring 2016. Wilson Street, Hutcheson Street, Candleriggs and Trongate, which has already been cleared awaiting development. Glasgow’s Merchant City on the up with Candleriggs Quarter plan Mace and Mercer Real Estate, joint venture partners behind Glasgow’s Candleriggs Quarter, have together lodged a planning application for a 1.49ha brownfield site in the heart of the Merchant City.

Arranged around a new central square, to be named Brunswick Place, the scheme offers a range of housing types above retail, food, drink and commercial uses. This includes a total of 512 homes will be provided alongside a 124 room hotel and 597 beds of student accommodation together with a range of retail units. Green roofs, a communal podium and roof top gardens planted with native species and bird boxes have been specified for the full development to improve biodiversity. SOURCE(s): richardmurphyarchitects.com urbanrealm.com/news/5326

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Post Graduate Architectural Thesis.  

Secondhand- Food Surplus. An architectural thesis proposal for a place to deal with food surplus as an antidote for the city.

Post Graduate Architectural Thesis.  

Secondhand- Food Surplus. An architectural thesis proposal for a place to deal with food surplus as an antidote for the city.

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