T h e A l e x a n d e r T h o m s o n S o c i e t y

2 0 1 5 L e c t u r e S e r i e s


This year’s Lecture Series has been organised as a result of the partial destruction by fire of the Glasgow School of Art, the Society’s long standing venue for these events. Please take note of the venues and times below.


Wednesday 25 March

‘Displacement: Site-calming and Removal, the Platform as Design Strategy’

7.00pm Bourdon Lecture Theatre Renfrew Street Glasgow

John Sergeant

John is an Architect, former Lecturer in the Dept. of Architecture and Emeritus Fellow of Robinson College University of Cambridge.


Wednesday 1 April

‘Venice..Another Italian Job’

7.00pm Bourdon Lecture Theatre, Renfrew Street Glasgow

Mark Baines

Mark is Chair of the Society and a Tutor and Lecturer at the Mackintosh School of Architecture in the Glasgow School of Art. The talk offers some critical insights into this fascinating city.


Tuesday 7 April

‘A Night at the Archive’

Mitchell Library

Please assemble on 5th Floor Mitchell Library at 6.30pm.

Roger Guthrie, Archivist and member of the Society accompanied by

Dr Irene O’Brien, Principal Archivist will arrange a selection of architectural drawings from the City’s Archive.


Wednesday 15 April

‘A Night at the Library’

Glasgow School of Art Library, Scott Street, Glasgow

7.00pm Library 1st Floor

David Buri and Duncan Chappell, Architectural Librarians will lay on a display of some of the rarest and possibly more eccentric books in the School’s collection.


Lectures are free to members of the Alexander Thomson Society.

The Alexander Thomson Society is a Limited Company with Charitable Status Registered Scottish Charity No. SCO21447 Company No. SC330276 Donations welcome


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