Revised Park Circus housing proposals hits planning
March 14 2016submitted revised plans for Park Quadrant, Glasgow, following a series of public consultations held around their original proposals to complete Charles Wilson’s unfinished master plan.
This has seen Holmes Miller reduce the total number of flats from 111 to 98, including the removal of all single aspect flats, changes to the portico, redesigned stairwells to enhance privacy and a reduction to the extent of rear balconies by half.
Project architect David Gardner said: "All aspects of the design are individual to the development, including the luxurious entrance halls, dramatic vaulted ceilings in the rooftop penthouses, and generous proportions throughout each apartment. Natural stone is being used traditionally to blend in with the existing buildings on Park Quadrant. All apartments enjoy south facing aspect over beautiful private gardens, which are designed to be outdoor living rooms for residents.
"The innovative design has also resulted in the functional spaces such as car parking, cycle parking, and refuse storage hidden out of sight, allowing the architecture and landscaping to take full advantage of its wonderful setting, framed by history and nature.”
Finished in ashlar sandstone to the front façade with the roof finished in slate to visible areas the development seeks to marry with historic adjoining buildings through continuation of chimney stacks as vertical rooflights, double height entrance porticos, a stepped profile and a vertical diminishing of details in proportion with neighbours.
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