Designed by Gareth Hoskins architects, The Bridge is an award winning facility that joins together, Glasgow Life Swimming Pool, Library and Real Learning Centre, Glasgow Kelvin College and Platform – Glasgow’s most unique venue for the arts.  Platform is a creative hub for artists with a residency programme and exhibition opportunities. 

 

“By working across all four facilities in The Bridge, a unique and seamless range of opportunities will be available to local people, artists and the City.  A key aim is to ensure that arts and cultural activity plays a leading role in the social renewal of Greater Easterhouse” Jackie Shearer, Arts Manager.



In its first year The Bridge won a clutch of awards for its design and impact on the community:

 

Winner of Scottish Design Award’s Best Public Building 2007
Winner of Scottish Design Award’s Architecture Grand Prix 2007
Winner of Royal Institute of British Architect’s Regional Award 2007
Winner of Royal Institute of British Architect’s National Award 2007
Highly Commended Award for Best Practice in Regeneration under the ‘partnership’ strand of the Scottish Urban Regeneration Forum (SURF) awards in Nov 2007.
Finalist in the Andrew Doolan Award for Best Building in Scotland

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