West Flank: Urbanising a Symbol of the City – Maria Siti and Sean Fisher

This masterplan focused on the Western Flank of the M8 Motorway, namely the Charing Cross and Anderston areas. While many of the other masterplans produced this year focused on large- scale interventions on the motorway, Maria and Sean focused and better integrating the motorway into the existing Urban Fabric and …

Glasgow @ Hand – Dibble / Feliciotti

The final examination works for Jacob Dibble (MSc) and Alessandra Feliciotti (Exchange). This masterplan focused on the regeneration of the larger Anderston area in Glasgow, revolving around the premise of tunnelling the M8 motorway into an underground bored tunnel combined with a new North / South rail line and converting …

Vital Sighthill – Martina Donatova & Tereza Haubeltova

Sighthill is interesting because it was never included in the city structure or policies as it was isolated and used as a railway and chemical industry facility. Therefore the land was underused since the railway and heavy industry disappeared and the large isolating¬† infrastructures of railway and M8 motorway appeared. …

Tunnel

This strategy group based their recommendations on the tunnelling of the M8 and connecting Clydeside Expressway. By tunneling the M8 but retaining it’s original route, the beneficial network connections that the motorway has with the City are retained while countless new benefits are obtained as the Urban Tissue at ground …

Glasgow @ Hand – Jacob Dibble & Alessandra Feliciotti

Glasgow @ Hand – Jacob Dibble & Alessandra Feliciotti This foundation masterplan is based on the combination of several different strategies. By tunneling the M8, space will be created to create vital North/ South and East/ West connections which were not previously possible. The Clydeside Expressway will be converted into …