Tag: Cumbernauld Town Centre


  • The diabolic horrors of brutalism gone bad

    The diabolic horrors of brutalism gone bad

    Strangers in a library. It is rare to meet a stranger when you work in a library. Most users are regulars and even when you don’t know their name, you know who them at first sight. This man, however, was a stranger. Also, a tourist and a fan of brutalist architecture. We get them every […]

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  • A secret history of Cumbernauld Town Centre

    A secret history of Cumbernauld Town Centre

    Cumbernauld Town Centre eats pigeons alive. They find their way into the guts of the building, flying into windows and walls, slamming so hard they drop to the floor. Residents of Cumbernauld sympathise, because we often feel like we’re hitting walls too. It wasn’t always this way. Town planners trying to find space for the […]

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