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‘It was an experience’ – High Living in Motherwell

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Source: Muirhouse, Motherwell © Iain Thomson CC BY-SA 2.0   Motherwell Although our project focuses on Glasgow, high rise flats were built throughout urban Scotland. Overcrowding and insanitary housing conditions continued to be a problem in many Scottish towns following the Second World War, and this was no different in Motherwell. Source: Ravenscraig Steel Works © Elliot Simpson CC… Continue reading

Glasgow goes to Marseilles

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Glasgow Corporation and Le Corbusier – The deputation to Marseilles revisited Do you have ‘multistorey memories’? Did you live in high rise flat in Glasgow in the 1960s and 1970s? If so we’d like to hear from you. Please complete our short online questionnaire  Source: Unité d’Habitation in Marseille (image found at www.brutilismus.com) As everyone interested… Continue reading

Multi-Storey Memories

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Do you have memories of high flat living in the 1960s and 1970s in Glasgow? Would you be willing to talk to us about your experiences? In the late 1960s Pearl Jephcott and Hilary Robinson, along with some hired market researchers, went round all the high rises then built in Glasgow conducting interviews with a… Continue reading