By Deborah Singmaster's stories
Symbols of salvationSubscription
Flying the flag for the poor and elderly still underpins the work of the Salvation Army Architects
Pump up the minimalism .Subscription
A brave Cardiff client has resisted the invasion of themed pubs by commissioning architect Austin-Smith: Lord to design a very different type of bar and restaurant in the city centre. Scott's, at 39 Windsor Place, has a sophisticated image more in keeping with Cardiff's growing importance as a prime European location than are the pseudo-Celtic boozers currently mushrooming around the globe.
Orange tint to bespoke loft livingSubscription
Project Orange has fitted out a 240m2 apartment in New Inn Square, Shoreditch, for a client who wanted a series of generous spaces to reflect his interests in cooking, dj-ing, working out and sleeping. The apartment is on the basement and ground floor of New Inn Square, a solid late-nineteenth- century building with large steel windows, large spans and high ceilings, which has been developed into shell and core lofts.
Selected projects shown on the following pages will be displayed at the riba Architecture Centre in an exhibition opening on 25 March 1999. Prizes worth a total of £1250 will be given to the best projects. The exhibition and prizes are sponsored by Robin
It's 1999, and Glasgow is officially the UK City of Architecture and Design. Here we offer a preview of exhibitions and events throughout the year. On the following pages we take a look at Glasgow 1999's major building projects