Town planners in the mid-20th century faced a big problem. The advent of the motor car brought increased congestion and safety risks. Planners wrongly thought that separating pedestrians and vehicles on different levels was the solution. If you know where to look, you can still see remnants of this thinking. Read full articleComment
Archive — Glasgow
Note — 2019-05-29
Does anyone I know fancy coming with me to see the Rabbit Hole with Iain Lee and Katherine Boyle in Glasgow this Saturday? I unexpectedly have a spare ticket.
Glasgow’s urban decay risks squandering 30 years of progress
More on the decline of Glasgow — and the lack of any action plan to reverse it.
Go west along the river and you’ll see a hotchpotch of development, wasteland and missed opportunity that literally only takes you so far – Glasgow must be one of the few cities in Europe where it’s not possible to walk or cycle right along the banks.
The urban realm of Glasgow is deteriorating through fire, desertion and neglect in a quite ghastly way, and what is most alarming is the seeming lack of a strategic plan to reverse it.
See also: What next for Sauchiehall Street?
Photo — 2018-07-29
Soulwax at SWG3 in Glasgow, 15 July 2018.
Photo — 2018-03-17
Field Music at St Luke’s, Glasgow. 🎼