Lorenzo Apicella of Pentagram is to design one of two restaurants beneath a new hotel by Gordon Murray + Allan Dunlop Architects in Glasgow. Swedish interior designer Christian Lundwall has also joined the team working on the new Radisson SAS, which started construction last week. Lundwall will work on the interior of the hotel. Lighting designer Jonathan Spiers has also been signed up for the project. Local interior design practice Graven Images has been appointed for the other restaurant.
Gordon Murray + Allan Dunlop Architects also expects to be awarded planning permission in the next fortnight for a £60 million leisure and shopping centre on Glasgow's main retail thoroughfare, Buchanan Street. See pages 18 and 35.