Doors Open Days 2018 celebrates architecture in all its forms - from the very ancient to ultra-modern, well-loved to little-known. Enjoy free access to buildings you wouldn’t normally get into as well as special events at public buildings.
Some this of this year's buildings are designed by RIAS Members, including:
CASTLEMILK STABLES: Elder & Cannon. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/castlemilkstables.html
FAIRFIELD: Former Fairfield shipyard offices were refurbished as workspace units for local businesses by Page/Park. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/fairfield.html
SHAWMUIR LODGE: Built in 1891, Robert Rowand Anderson and restored in 2017, Fiona Sinclair Architect. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/shawmuirlodge.html
THE STUDIO PAVILION (at House for an Art Lover): ZM Architecture. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/studiopavilion.html
TRAMWAY: A ZOO / ZM Architecture Ltd project. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/tramway.html
Wilson Macdonald House: 2009 refurbishments by Studio KAP. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/wilsonmacdonaldhouse.html
Doors Open Days is a national event run by Scottish Civic Trust. Information about the national programme, including event listings, can be found at www.doorsopendays.org.uk. Doors Open Days, along with Scottish Archaeology Month, take place throughout Scotland in September and are part of European Heritage Days.
Glasgow Building Preservation Trust is a charity that works to rescue, restore and champion buildings of architectural and historic merit in Glasgow. Participating in the wider urban regeneration of the city, GBPT aims to encourage the use of traditional building skills and materials, provide exemplars of best practice in building conservation and work in partnership with local communities and key stakeholders to support and promotes the city's built environment.