Winter Winners

Professional Diploma graduates James Hand and Nik Klahre have won the Glasgow Institute of Architects competition to find a future for the city’s derelict Springburn Winter Gardens.
Date: 11 December 2014

Cass Professional Diploma graduates James Hand and Nik Klahre have won the Glasgow Institute of Architects competition to find a future for the city’s derelict Springburn Winter Gardens.

Hand and Klare said: “We are both thrilled to have been selected as winners. It’s especially meaningful for us as the result has come from a public vote.

“We look forward to helping the Springburn Winter Garden Trust work toward the future revival of the Winter Gardens and hope it will once again become a cherished and animated part of the community.”

The competition sought ideas for an interactive intervention just outside the dangerous structure to encourage the telling of oral histories gathered through community engagement. The site’s landscaping was also part of the brief.

An exhibition of the winning work and other finalists will go on display in The Lighthouse, Glasgow, from January 29 to March 11

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James Hand and Nik Klahre

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James Hand and Nik Klahre

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