Posts Tagged ‘River Clyde’

Govan, Culture, Community Spirit & Becoming Shipshape Again - Placemaking At Work

Govan, Culture, Community Spirit & Becoming Shipshape Again – Placemaking At Work

Glorious Govan… Resilient and exciting; it is rich in stories, and today the site of much activity and construction, cultural and community development. From its humble and strategic beginnings, located at a vital crossing point on the River Clyde, Govan has been a significant centre… once at the heart of the Kingdom of Strathclyde it […]

On the Banks of The Clyde, The Riverside Museum.. A scottish triumph of architecture

On the Banks of The Clyde, The Riverside Museum.. A scottish triumph of architecture

The opening of Zaha Hadid’s Riverside Museum on the 21st June 2011, is another prime example of cultural regeneration aimed at breathing new life into vacant city sites. The shimmering mass of zinc, being a new home for the city’s transport collection, its design playfully symbolising Glasgow’s industrial and shipbuilding past.