Talk: Universities in two World Cities – Estate Development Plans and safeguarding existing historic fabric

David Page joins eminent practitioners and planners from Glasgow and Hamburg to compare and contrast the issues around the theme of university cities. The seminar entitled 'Universities in two World Cities - Estate Development Plans and safeguarding existing historic fabric', focuses on the University of Glasgow and University of Hamburg. It takes place on 4th September 2014 between 6-8pm at the Britannia Panopticon Music Hall in the Merchant City.

Details from the invitation are as follows:

David Page, Partner of Page\Park Architects, appointed to develop the Western Infirmary as new Western Campus.

Jennifer Russell, Town Planning Manager, University of Glasgow, Estates & Buildings.

Professor John Hume OBE, Chairman of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland, author of "University of Glasgow's Buildings" published in the Year of Architecture 1975.

Michael Holtmann, former Head of Estate Hamburg University, author of "The University of Hamburg in its City" 2010.

Ulrike Stapelfeldt, former Director of the federal Parliament of Hamburg.

The event is free to GCHT Friends or £5 donation for non-friends. Please note, booking is essential. To book please email events@glasgowheritage.org.uk or call 0141 552 1331. More information can be found here.