Viaggi di Architettura proposes an architectural expedition to Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland where architecture tradition goes back to Stonehenge in the Bronze Age and today’s innovation like the Glasgow Science Center and Tower by BDP Architects.

GLASGOW

During the architecture tour of Glasgow, Viaggi di Architettura proposes a customized tour organized by Charles Rennie Mackintosh Foundation and visit many sites of the renowned architect including Glasgow School of Art, House for an Art Lover, Queen’s Cross Church – the only church designed by the architect, and The Lighthouse currently home to Museum of Scottish Architecture and Design containing works of many young artists.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • BBC Offices – Prince’s Dock by David Chipperfield
  • University of Strathclyde by BDP Architects
  • Clyde Auditorium by Foster & Partners
  • The Bridge and Robin House by Gareth Hoskins Architects
  • Glasgow Museum of Trasport by Zaha Hadid
  • Barrhead by Reiach and Hall Architects
  • Contemporary Art Centre by Page & Park Architects

EDINBURGH

The centre of Edinburgh is considered a masterpiece of city planning in Georgian architectural style. The city is dominated by a volcano looming over the city. Architectural tour of the second most visited city of the UK includes the famous Edinburgh Castle to Charles Jencks Landform, located on the lawn of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art; St Giles Cathedral to Calton Hill buildings and Old College od Edinburgh University by Robert Adam amongst many others.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The National Museum of Scotland by Benson & Forsyth
  • Dance Base by Malcolm Fraser Architects
  • Scottish Parliament Building by EMBT/Enric Miralles
  • Scottish Poetry Library by Malcolm Fraser Architects
  • North Holyrood Road masterplan by John Hope
  • The Tun by Allan Murray
  • Our Dynamic Earth by Hopkins & Partners
  • Forthside masterplan by Robert Adam
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