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    Exhibition: Rind Grafting _ Jim Ramsay

    An exhibition of new work by Glasgow based artist Jim Ramsay. 

     

    Hand painted vitreous enamel works; a process by which coloured glass powder is permanently fused to a steel plate by melting in a kiln. 

     

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    Exhibition: New Aluminium Works _ Toby Paterson

    Toby Paterson’s work is derived from the experience of built environments and his encounters with a diverse range of architectural forms. This project, developed specifically for the exhibition space at Stallan-Brand, presents a selection of new work with a focus on the cast and machined aluminium that has increasingly been central to Paterson’s process in recent years.

     

     

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    East Whitlawburn Residential Development

    The studio are working on a mixed tenure residential development in East Whitlawburn, Cambuslang. Central to the project is optimising social benefit in the delivery of the project and as a place in the long term. Linking the existing surrounding communities and the new development is a key objective. The project is currently on site and will deliver a total of 330 new homes, 230 for rent for South Lanarkshire Council and 100 homes for sale. 

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    Exhibition: Collage & Print Works _ Fran Gordon

    Fran Gordon is a visual artist based in Glasgow. With a background in both design and fine art her work sits between these areas and plays with colour, scale and print. The work here appropriates print and the printed image through the process of printmaking itself. Actions such as layering, repeating, inverting and overlapping are integral and reflect the positivity that play and creativity has on the mind. 

     

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    SWG3 Masterplan

    Stallan-Brand have been working with SWG3 to identify opportunities for future development. The masterplan is structured around five key interventions delivering a mix of work space, open space, retail and food/ drink uses. Whilst acting as discrete elements, the interventions will contribute to a comprehensive vision for the future of SWG3 as a hard working and dynamic cultural destination. 

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    Exhibition: Ailsa Sutcliffe & Kate Timney

    Collaborative exhibition by Glasgow based visual artists Ailsa Sutcliffe and Kate Timney. 

     

    Ailsa's work explores the modern phenomenon of True Crime as entertainment, layering clues in images to form a foggy, disjointed narrative which is open to interpretation and questions the viewer as a voyeur, complicit by their consumption. 

     

    Kate Timney's interest in the contemporary sublime prompts works which examine the intertwined nature of awe and terror, with particular reference to pioneers of climbing and surfing. 

     

     

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    Exhibition: Supernormal _ Steven Jones

    Photographer and film-maker Steven Jones presents Supernormal; a series of striking images, where collage has been employed to alter proportion and scale as he seeks to create visual metaphors about modern life.
    Themes such as ‘an assertion of power through a display of physical wealth’and ‘holding onto your childhood’ are explored in these works which are at once glamorous and unnerving.

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    Exhibition: Still Game _ Paul Stallan

    Parts of the former 'Oxford House Police Station' snooker table to create strange vibrations. 

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    Architectural Award: RIAS Best Education Building in Scotland 2019

    Broomlands Primary School has been awarded the RIAS Best Education Building in Scotland 2019. Broomlands, along with 9 other projects, joins the long list for the RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award. 

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    Early Years Centre, Buchanan Wharf

    In line with the masterplan as a whole, Buchanan Wharf Early Years plays an integral part in the wider place making ambitions for the area. By reinvigorating one of the many disused gap sites, championing public connectivity and cycle use, playing a key role in the development of exciting new areas of public realm and providing flexible out of hours community facilities, the proposals aim to deliver and exceed the ambitions of the city’s placemaking objectives.

    Taking inspiration from the expressive structures of the shipbuilding warehouses, sheds and riverside cranes. We embraced the opportunity to give what is in essence a relatively small two storey building, a unique and contextual form, using dynamic sculptural roof forms to add presence to its massing, whilst maximising the amount of natural daylight we could provide to the interior.

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    Architectural Award: RIAS 2019

    Broomlands Primary School has been shortlisted for a 2019 RIAS Award. 

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    Exhibition: Mitre _ Andrew Miller

    Exhibition 'Mitre' by Andrew Miller at our studio gallery. 

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    Exhibition: Dens _ Paul Stallan

    An exhibition of collages by Paul Stallan. 

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    Jedburgh Intergenerational Community Campus

    The Jedburgh Intergenerational Community Campus taking shape on site. The design explores the concept of a permeable, accessible and inclusive architecture. 

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    Architecture Talk: 57°10 Architecture Society _ Scott Sutherland School of Architecture

    Paul Stallan talks at 57°10, the Architecture Society at Scott Sutherland School of Architecture. 

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    Dundashill Housing

    Stallan-Brand were invited to propose a custom build housing solution for a phase of the bold new masterplan at Dundashill, one of Glasgow’s highest drumlins beside the canal at Port Dundas. The objective, with support from the Scottish Government Self and Custom Build Challenge Fund, was to explore custom build as an innovative alternative in housing, providing new ways to deliver homes and regenerate areas. Our proposal set out a few principles - exploit volume, optimise the stair to step the section and unlock a sense of openness and spatial variety.

     

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    Exhibition: Static _ Rachel Duckhouse

    Rachel Duckhouse presents Static, a selection of etchings made over the last few years at Glasgow Print Studio. Several of the works have been made as part of research based artist residencies in Glasgow and abroad, others are inspired by nearby buildings such as the St Enoch Centre and the Sheriff Court. 

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    Architectural Awards: GIA 2018

    Stallan-Brand wins the Glasgow Institute of Architects Education Award and Supreme Award 2018 for Broomlands Primary School. 

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    Exhibition: Heather Nevay

    "My work looks at childhood and adolescence – either my own experiences and memories, or observations of friends and family’s children. Imaginative games, beliefs and the dynamics of friendships are then interpreted in my paintings, in a very literal way. This is countered by the controlled style of painting I use to achieve what is hopefully a beautiful painting with an underlying discomfort or unease for the viewer through the duplicity of the image."

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    Exhibition: GONE

    Stallan-Brand present Laurieston masterplan to the Academy of Urbanism and host an exhibition in the studio called GONE that evidences all those buildings in the location that were demolished in the 1970-80's.

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    Architectural Award: Jedburgh Intergenerational Learning Campus wins SDA 2018 Future Building Award

    Stallan-Brand wins Scottish Design Award for Jedburgh Intergenerational Learning Campus. The proposed learning environment which is currently under construction promotes a radically different school typology that eschews traditional departmental teaching in lieu of year group studios. The building is also fully accessible to the public throughout the day offering both managed work space & workshops, gym facilities, catering and much more.

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    Motherwell Cathedral

    The practice are advising the Diocese of Motherwell on major restoration works associated with the historic Motherwell Cathedral. The building is category B listed and was designed by Peter Paul Pugin in 1900.  

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    Buchanan Wharf

    Stallan-Brand have developed designs for a new City Quarter in Glasgow's Tradeston area called Buchanan Wharf for Drum Properties. Central to the project is the provision of 470,000 sq.ft. of prime Grade A office space for Barclays Bank. The location is to be fully mixed use, incorporating residential and retail around an ambitious new public space and riverfront linear park. 

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    Peter Wormsley's Legacy Architecture

    The practice are working with the Scottish Borders Council to review the potential of their historic modern office headquarters originally designed by celebrated modernist architect Peter Wormsley in 1961.

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    Galashiels Strategic Development Plan

    The practice have completed a major review of Galashiels urban development potential for Scottish Borders Council and Scottish Government further to a two year consultation process. 

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    The Art of Happenstance by Peter McCaughey, WAVEparticle

    Stallan-Brand continue to contribute to the Happenstance collateral event at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition at the Biennale di Venezia curated by WAVE Particle & Baxendale. The initiative has a focus on young people and children and their energy, imagination and potential. This month the practice have championed an education colloquium with international guests sharing their thinking around children's wellbeing and new learning. The Happenstance has been shortlisted as one of the top five must see at Venice events this year. 

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    Exhibition: Honeymoon _ Kevin Low

    Artist Kevin Low's sensual work captures ambiguous fragments of people and time that allow the viewer to step in to complete the narrative. 

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    Collaboration: Palisades _ Toby Paterson, Civic Room & Stallan-Brand

    Stallan-Brand recently worked with Glasgow artist Toby Paterson and Civic Room Gallery to help realise the sculptural work 'Palisades' as part of the group exhibition for Glasgow International. 

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    Exhibition: Hold the Door _ Ragnar Jónasson and Thor Sigurthorsson

    Two Icelandic artists, Ragnar Jónasson and Thor Sigurthorsson, collaborate on a project examining the meaning of physical and cultural borders.

    Supported by Glasgow International.

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    Bromley by Bow Northern Quarter

    Stallan-Brand have been commissioned by the London Legacy Development Corporation and Southern Housing Group to develop a bold vision for a site on the southern Fringe of the Olympic Park. The project will deliver a mix of uses including new homes, workspace and high quality public realm. Stallan-Brand will be collaborating with East Architecture. 

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    Exhibition: Refine _ Olivia Turner

    Artist Olivia Turner presents a series of sentient paintings that celebrates architectural form and perspective through overlapped and interwoven perspective views.

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    Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

    Stallan-Brand will represent Scotland at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018. Yvonne Farrell & Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects have set a theme of 'Freespace' a word which describes a generosity of spirit and a sense of humanity at the core of architecture. Our contribution will celebrate our interest in progressive learning spaces.

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    Exhibition: Pend _ Andrew Miller

    Artist Andrew Miller installed a series of pendant lights into our gallery. Made from ornamental 'junk' glass objects the artworks playfully reimagine a familiar aesthetic. 

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    High Street Merchant City

    Practice submit detailed planning application for new mixed use urban quarter in the Merchant City for client Get Living.

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    Just Sketches

    An exhibition of collected drawings from Paul Stallan's sketchbooks covering the gallery. 

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    Sit Down for Change

    ‘Sit Down for Change’ is a collaboration of prominent artists and designers to help end homelessness in Scotland. Organised by BoConcept each artist was each given a chair and asked to personalise it with a view to it being sold at auction to raise money for homelessness. Artists that participated included Jackie Donachie, Alistair Gray and John Byrne. Paul Stallan's chair is pictured below cheekily entitled 'Laminate My Arse'.

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    Union Terrace Gardens Proposals, Aberdeen

    Stallan-Brand lodge a detailed planning application for a series of new 'crafted' architectural pavilions within Aberdeen's Union Terrace Gardens redevelopment. 

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    Architectural Award: Halfmerke School wins GIA 2017 Education Award

    Stallan-Brand win the GIasgow Institute of Architects 2017 Education Award against stiff competition. 

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    Royal Scottish Academy Award: Paul Stallan elected member of the RSA

    Paul Stallan has been elected by his peers as a member of the Royal Scottish Academy.

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    Exhibition: Mongrel Harbours _ Calum Stirling

    "Calum Stirling works with custom CNC machining and new computer aided forming techniques alongside traditional sculptural media such as wood, steel and cement to look at this intersection between screen based and gravity based objects and the shifting values we attach to those experiences." Ingenious and fun.

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    Designs for New Cultural & Creative Hub in Paisley

    Designs for cultural quarter unveiled. Developed with Paisley Community Trust, the £24.7 million proposals include a five screen cinema, 500 seat theatre, 150 seat studio theatre, rehearsal rooms as well as a bar, restaurant and garden. Named Baker Street Paisley in reference to the 1970's hit by the late Gerry Rafferty.

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    Talk by Paul Stallan – Alexander Thomson Society _ Scottish Architecture & The Sublime

    "Paul Stallan will provide a review of the architectural syntax of Thomson’s work, delving into the laws which governed his architecture, whilst discussing where this has influenced his own architectural designs." Alexander Thomson Society 

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    South Block Exhibition: Critical Path

    An exhibition curated by students from Strathclyde University called CRITICAL PATH features our design development models. Video interviews with the team also explain how we use models throughout the design development process. The exhibition is at Glasgow's South Block which is home to over 150 artists and designers. 

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    New Typologies

    "The future that we invite you to imagine is from tomorrow to the year 2042. New Typologies asks you to consider how our shared civic infrastructure will exist in the future, if at all. How will our town halls, public parks, sports facilities, schools, community centres and libraries function and what will they look like?" The Architecture Fringe

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    Exhibition: Secret Garden _ Iona Crawford x Andrew Fairlie

    A exhibition in the studio profiling the creative collaboration between renowned chef Andrew Fairlie and celebrated Scottish designer Iona Crawford.

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    Architecture Fringe Exhibition: Intersection _ Paul Stallan

    'Intersection' explores the point at which the visual arts and architecture meet.

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    Exhibition: Lemon Yellow Home _ Rowan Mace

    "My work is about colour, spontaneity, the intrinsic quality of materials, simplicity, sensuality, light and the immediacy of touch. I experiment with off-cut pieces of wood that have been discarded. How and where the work is placed and how pieces relate to each other is important." Rowan Mace

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    Merchant City Glasgow _ New Mixed Use Quarter Proposal

    Stallan-Brand have been advising Get Living, the UK's leading residential investor and owner-operator of the London 2012 Athletes' Village on a 7.5 acre site in Glasgow's fashionable Merchant City district. The practice are developing an ambitious mixed used quarter planned around a major new public space and new High Street Rail Station. 

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    Major Grade A Office Development _ Planning Consent

    Stallan-Brand achieve planning consent for a £75 million new build 12-storey Grade A office space on Glasgow's Bath Street. Project has an overall area of 240,000 sq ft of space including a percentage of refurbished space onto Sauchiehall Street. Importantly the development opens up a new public space at its centre. 

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    Dixon Street Hotel

    Practice received detailed planning consent for a new £20 million hotel scheme in Glasgow's Dixon Street. The building will sit at the end of Buchanan Street - the UK's second busiest shopping avenue after Oxford Street - and includes 500m² of shops and restaurants. 

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    Weather Forms _ Stallan-Brand Exhibition

    "Stallan-Brand’s exhibition ‘Weather Form’s fundamentally celebrates a contemporary architectural language born from a Scottish sensibility that has application throughout the world. The Glasgow based studio not only promotes the idea that its practice has been inspired by the tradition of the sublime sense in Scottish art crafted from the nation’s climate, but also boldly positions its work as a wholly contemporary and internationally relevant voice for a new language of architecture." 
    Scottish Centre for Architecture & Design, The Lighthouse

     

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    Exhibition: Semper Solum _ Kate V Robertson

    "Semper Solum is an ambitious new installation responding to the site and context of the courtroom in Oxford House – open to the public for the first time in its new incarnation. The works on show relate to individual and collective identity and play with ideas of binaries, opacity and judgement and hover between recent past and the near future temporalities." Patricia Fleming Projects

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    Artist Kevin Hutcheson

    Following the sad and unexpected death of Kevin Hutcheson in April 2016 the exhibition for Glasgow International within the Stallan-Brand gallery which he was working on went ahead as planned. Many of his friends and family visited the show. Kevin was known for his perceptive but restrained collages using a mix of near obsolete newspaper cuttings, acrylic and screen-printing.

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    Exhibition: Station Mix _ Ally Wallace

    Exhibition by artist Ally Wallace called Station Mix contains 25 ink drawings on A5 paper - studies of people in Glasgow's two main railway stations. The drawings are exhibited along with clay sculptures of station architecture and signage, as an installation in the studio gallery. 

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    Scottish Style Awards

    Stallan-Brand have been nominated by the Scottish Style Awards in the 'Taste Maker of the Year' category. Awards being judged by such luminaries as Elle McPherson, Douglas Gordon, Peter Saville and Tracey Emin.

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    Addressing the Gaps _ Greater Easterhouse Study

    Stallan-Brand have been commissioned to prepare a transformational urban masterplan strategy for the North East of Glasgow by the Easterhouse Housing Regeneration Alliance. The project brief requires the team to 'address the gaps'. The level of disconnect between neighbourhoods is significant problem. 

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    St.Brides School Handover

    Stallan-Brand are nearing the completion of a new three storey 'pixelated' urban school called St. Bride's in Cambuslang. Feedback from teachers and pupils confirm they are looking forward to making the most of the open daylit central courtyard space. 

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    Kinmen Ferry Terminal Design Submission

    Design proposal submitted for Port of Kinmen Ferry Terminal Taiwan.

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    Exhibition: Décollé _ Briggs & Cole

    Exhibition in our gallery by Briggs & Cole makers who focus on limited editions and one-of-a-kind works of art and design. They are interested in current societal needs for design and what exactly enhances the experience of how we see and engage with designed objects. Work for interiors include furniture, objects, textiles and installations. 

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    New Studio Launch

    Our firing range