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Towering achievement Page & Park's imaginative transformation of Mackintosh's Herald building has given Glasgow a rich and vibrant centre for architecture and design By Kenneth Powell. Photographs by

The launch of the Glasgow Lighthouse, Scotland's centre for architecture, design and the city, is a major event. Taking its cue from Paris, Chicago and Barcelona, Glasgow has bravely created a place where architecture and design, past, present and future, can be shown, promoted, and debated in the context of the local, national and international scene. By making use of a long-disused, but highly adaptable, industrial building, with scope for extension, Glasgow has created a real centre ...

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