THE CUT

WHERE IS IT? In the city centre, just south of Central Station, sandwiched between Oswald Street and Robertson Street

This expensive twelve-storey development, creating 200 residential units, spans an entire city block of the former inner-city brownfield site, stretching from Oswald Street to Robertson Street.



Completed in 2005, the design by Paul Stallan of RMJM effectively cuts the space in half, allowing a new pedestrian route linking Glasgow’s shopping area with the new International Financial Services District. Contained within this is a public art installation by acclaimed artist Peter McCaughey; a fine line of light that acts as a pathway marker for pedestrians, the cut also reinforcing the idea of dividing the block, conjuring up thoughts of urban dynamics and decay within cities. The large archway on the Oswald Street entrance emphasises these ideas, as well as being reminiscent of the old archways at Royal Exchange Square and Glasgow Green.



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