BCO Talk & Tour: Threesixty Architecture Studio and The Garment Factory, Glasgow

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We are pleased to offer members the chance to tour the Threesixty Architecture Studio, BCO Regional Winner of the ‘Projects up to 1,500m2’ Award 2019. The studio is situated in The Garment Factory, Glasgow, which won the BCO Regional ‘Refurbished / Recycled Workplace’ Award 2019.

Start Date / Time 20 Jun 2019 17:00
End Date / Time 20 Jun 2019 20:00
Venue The Garment Factory, 10 Montrose St, Glasgow G1 1RE
National No
Region Scotland
Type Tour
Available to Non Members Yes

Description

- Threesixty Architecture Studio -

Threesixty Architecture required to relocate having outgrown their previous office since their inception in 2008. Before identifying a new home, 360 took the early opportunity with their staff to ‘visualise’ what a new studio should feel like. This engagement helped inform the creation of tangible physical space and allow the business to grow their Cultural methods of working.

From this process 360 chose the top floor of The Garment Factory in Glasgow City Centre and inherited a unique industrial space of c. 800 sq. m. with cast iron columns on grid, supporting an attractive serrated north light roof profile, which also satisfied the desire for good natural daylight and ventilation.

The finished workspace/studio provides an excellent working environment of quality with finite attention to detail, which has kept 360 true to their Vision and Values.

- The Garment Factory -

Castleforge Partners and their team have completely transformed the Grade B Listed, former J&W Campbell clothing factory in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City.

The approach, led by Morgan McDonnell Architecture, was to pursue a ‘de-furbished’ aesthetic, creating a bold workplace environment to the Glasgow market. The welcoming reception space effectively incorporates several elements that reflect the building’s history, most notably the Bute fabric feature wall, reminiscent of the fabric rolls found in the original factory. The space incorporates a café to the rear of the reception connecting to the green space of the neighbouring cemetery.

Other amenities in the building include ample showers and changing areas, generous lockers and a large cycle store in the lower ground floor, along with a multi-function games room & dining space for use by Occupiers.

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Agenda

17.00  Registration

17.30  Welcome from BCO Committee Chair

17.35  Alan Anthony of Threesixty Architecture

17.55  Guy Morgan of Morgan McDonnell Architecture

18.15  Building & Studio tours

18.45  Drinks & networking