Walking Tour 01: of tobacco and gold.
Following the trail of Tobacco Lords.

This walking tour will relive the time when Glasgow, at the end of 18th Century, was one of the wealthiest cities in Europe and follow the accomplishments and architectural trademark of a group of men known as the Tobacco Lords.

Walking Tour 02: of stone and steel.
Between shipyards and tenements.

This walking tour is celebrates Glasgow’s location on the River Clyde and its importance as industrial port. And as shipbuilding and all sorts of industries boomed during Victorian times, it attracted a huge number of people, many of them housed in its iconic red-sandstone tenement blocks.

Walking Tour 03: of clouds and concrete.
The high-rise and fall of Modernism.

This walking tour will relive one of the most challenging and experimental periods of Glasgow history, when the city, in the immediate post-war years, was facing housing problems on a vast scale, with thousands living in conditions of extreme poverty and overcrowding.

Walking Tour 04: of steam and dungeons.
The city's hidden transportation network.

This walking tour will step into Glasgow’s past as crucial transportation hub. We will journey through  railway stations of astounding architecture, hidden underground vaults and tunnels and learn about how a rich and diverse transportation network  connected the social history of the city.

Walking Tour 05: of hopes and change.
On the footsteps of Glasgow's urban renaissance.

This tour will guide through some of Glasgow’s most recent urban transformations: Gorbals and Laurieston. After being cleared twice over the last 150 years, these two areas embed the pride of an entire city and a desire to give new life to this stretch of Glasgow’s south side.

Contact info:

Department of Architecture
Faculty of Engineering
University of Strathclyde
James Weir Building
75Montrose Street
G1 1XJ – Glasgow
United Kingdom
Conference organisers:
info@isuf2021.com
Disability and accessibility enquiries:
+44 (0) 141 548 3097
architecture@strath.ac.uk

Find us

Technology and Innovation Centre
University of Strathclyde
99 George St
G1 1RD – Glasgow
United Kingdom

Contact info:

Department of Architecture
Faculty of Engineering
University of Strathclyde
James Weir Building
75Montrose Street
G1 1XJ – Glasgow
United Kingdom
Conference organisers:
info@isuf2021.com
Disability and accessibility enquiries:
+44 (0) 141 548 3097
architecture@strath.ac.uk

Find us

Technology and Innovation Centre
University of Strathclyde
99 George St
G1 1RD – Glasgow
United Kingdom