George Square Redevelopment: Six Firms Shortlisted

  • 06 Dec 2012
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Courtesy of www.theglaswegian.co.uk

Six firms, Agence Ter (France), Burns + Nice (UK), Gustafson Porter (UK), James Corner Field Operations (USA), jmarchitects (UK), and John McAslan & Partners (UK), were recently shortlisted in the project for a major redevelopment of George Square in the heart of , . The 13 statues and monuments that stand in the square are to be moved to other sites in the city while the area is given a makeover ahead of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Planned to submit their plans by the new year, the six designs submitted to Glasgow City Council will be put on public display at the Lighthouse in early January. The design competition winner will then have the prestigious task of redeveloping the square to further enhance Glasgow’s reputation as an international city.

Cite: Furuto, Alison. "George Square Redevelopment: Six Firms Shortlisted" 06 Dec 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 31 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=300444>