Events and visits


4 - 19 Nov
You have the opportunity to see Le Corbusier's most remarkable urban design project in person. Call now to join November's trip to India.
Details: Kalpana Patel,

12 - 27 Jun
The Ideal Hut Show
Madcap artist George Wylie's latest idea is to embelish garden huts in the styles of celebrity architects and designers. Forms part of Glasgow's West End Festival - call for a full programme.
At: Botanic Gardens,

Also this month

10 - 20 Jun
Edinburgh International Festival
of Architecture and Design
The Scottish capital's answer to festivities in Glasgow includes an in depth look at Finnish architecture - the country has the most enlightened competitions policy in Europe.
At: Various venues
Details: Manifesto,

12 Jun
Designs on You
Offer opinions about the place where you live, find out how buildings are designed, and see the future of housing. This event repeats on 4 September in Whiteinch and 6 November in Shettleston.
At: Possilpark,
Price: Free
Details: SHARE,

13 - 27 Jun
Walks and Bus Tours
Walk or bus around the architecture of Glasgow's West End and the work Alexander 'Greek' Thomson. Advance booking required.
At: City wide
Price: �10 coach, �5 walking
Details: Promenade,

26 Jun
Doors Open Day
Free access to the best buildings in South Glasgow - call for full programme.
Details: GBPT,

- 6 Jun
Grand Central
A stunning large scale installation. Book in advance for a journey high above Glasgow.
At: Central Hotel,
99 Gordon Street, Glasgow
Time: 11pm to 2.30am
Price: �4 adults, �2.50 concs

- 25 Sep
Alexander 'Greek' Thomson Tours
Join a half day Saturday tour of Holmwood and other lesser known works.
At: Tours leave from the Lighthouse
Time: Every Sat, 10.15am
Price: �10 adults, �8 concs Details: Tourist information,

- 31 Oct
Glasgow City Walks
Ninety minute architectural tours of the city centre. Foreign language and other tours are available by appointment.
At: City wide
Price: �5, �4 concs
Details: Tourist information,

- 31 Oct
Holmwood House
Alexander 'Greek' Thomson's famous villa opens after a two year conservation programme. The interior is spectacular.
At: 61-63 Netherlee Road,
Cathcart G44
Price: �3.20 adults, �2.20 concs Details: The National Trust for Scotland,

- Oct
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Guided tours
One and two day tours around the Scottish architect's best buildings, including the Hill House and Willow Tea Rooms.
At: Various Glasgow venues
Details: Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society,

- Oct
Millennium Spaces
Architects, artists and locals plan to create new public community spaces. Call for the latest news.
At: Various Glasgow venues
Details: Glasgow 1999,

- 14 Nov
Discovering Glasgow Tours
Join a bus tour around the city's best buildings and get off where you like.
At: City wide
Price: �6.50, �2 concs, �15 family
Details: Scotguide Tours,

- 31 Dec
The Heisenberg group of artists are to create sculpture in Glasgow city centre's forgotten corners.
At: Various Glasgow venues

Concentric Cities
Self guided tours aimed at pedestrians, public transport and car users highlighting Glasgow's significant buildings and public spaces. Maps are available from Glasgow 1999.

Robert Adam's Edinburgh
Book in advance for a walking tour of this Scottish architect's famous buildings. Groups must be a minimum of ten people.
At: Various Edinburgh venues
Price: �5 per person
Details: Manifesto,

For your diary

10 - 11 Sep
Construction Industry Regatta
The biggest sailing event after Cowes Week raised �26,000 for sailing charities last year, and forty of the 150 boats were crewed by architecture firms. Are you game this time?
Details: Michele Kane,

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