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:
REBUILDING ARGYLE STREET: A walking tour with the project architects from Collective Architecture who have led the final phases of the regeneration of Anderston. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/rebuildingargylestreet.html
KELVIN HALL: Page/Park. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/kelvinhall.html
THE BACK GARDEN: Mast Architects. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/thebackgarden.html
THE OLD PUMPHOUSE (Clydeside Distillery): Alterations undertaken in August 2016-November 2017 by Hypostyle Architects. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/theoldpumphouseclydesidedistillery.html
SWG3: Modernisation and extended development till 2018, by Do Architecture. Tour dates and booking info: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/swg3.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.