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Glasgow University REPR MSc 2015: Port Dundas Spatial Planning

The 2014-2015 REPR Masters students at Glasgow University studied the Port Dundas-Sighthill area as part of their Spatial Planning group project. Led by Amin Kamete and Kevin Murray, this work entailed analysing and devising a plan for this area to the north of the city centre, currently subject to several initiatives of regenerative change. The […]

Glasgow University REPR MSc 2014: Glasgow City West

This year’s spatial planning class investigated the issues around the western edge of Glasgow city centre, mimicking a real life project undertaken by Scottish Enterprise and Glasgow City Council. The area included the International Financial Services District (IFSD), the land under and west of the motorway and Kingston Bridge, as well as the sites around […]

Glasgow University REPR MSc 2013: Govan

This year’s Spatial Planning Strategy project, which Kevin led with Amine Kamete, involved devising a strategy for the historic Govan neighbourhood of Glasgow. With ancient roots dating from before Viking times, Govan underwent rapid growth in the 19th century, but equally rapid decline with the collapse of shipbuilding and other industry in the later 20th […]

Glasgow University REPR MSc 2012: Port Dundas

As part of their Spatial Planning Strategies project, Kevin took the international group of MSc students around the Port Dundas and Sighthill areas in February, to gain an appreciation of the complexities of the challenge. Although the weather was bleak, the students learnt about the scale, connectivity and environmental challenges, including advice from regeneration specialists […]