Purcell mastermind office conversion of B-listed Parkhead School
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October 26 2015
This work will transform the building into flexible office space and meeting rooms for local enterprises, returning window openings to their original configuration and creating a new glazed link entrance space in the process.
In their design statement Purcell remarked: “The new link building will be fully glazed at the street elevation and adopt a planar glass structure. The building will have a single ply roof and metal cladding to the rear elevation. The glass link is conceived to provide a lightweight connection between the existing building and allow wide views of the ashlar wall as a backdrop to the new space.”
Most internal finishes will be removed owing to the prevalence of dry rot with decorative cornices and mouldings retained where possible.
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