Glasgow Science Centre counts on landscaped grounds to pull in visitors
April 9 2021
A landscape extension to the Glasgow Science Centre at Pacific Quay is well underway with a move on-site to replace hard landscaping with moats, trees and planting.
As part of a £4m Connect programme to link communities the initiative will furnish the facility with an outdoor venue for exhibitions and outreach, centred on a Fibonacci Garden which reimagines the famous formula in pine cones and leaves.
A dual carriage cycle lane and bike park will also be created to provide better connectivity with national cycling routes.
Dr Gillian Lang, who is deputy director of science at Glasgow Science Centre said: “We’re creating safe, outdoor learning spaces with exciting hands-on exhibits and opportunities to connect with nature.
“The aim is to create a community and civic outdoor space that is loved, social and interactive; connecting the science centre to the community, to the environment and the city.”
Delivered in partnership with Austin-Smith:Lord and Sustrans the garden promenade will extend over a 1.6ha site.
Completion of the landscaped grounds is expected by July.
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