ARCHITECTURE AROUND GLASGOW CITY CENTRE 

Here are a selection of photographs taken by Art in Hospital artist Maria Doyle; they show the range in styles of buildings present in the city centre today.

The Finnieston Crane. A huge cantilever crane dominates the photo, with the opening to a bridge and buildings framing the image. It's a bright, cloudy day.

The Finnieston Crane. Completed in 1931, it was used until the docks closed in 1969.

The Squinty Bridge. Photo of the arc-shaped road bridge over the River Clyde. The metal supports are gleaming in the sun, and a stepped block of flats can be seen in the background.

The 'Squinty Bridge' (Clyde Arc), built in 2006.

The stonework beneath a bridge on the Clyde can be seen, along with the Clyde itself, a deep green colour.

The Clyde

The People's Palace and Winter Gardens. A large glasshouse with neat hedges in the foreground.

The People's Palace and Winter Gardens

Glasgow Green. A tree-lined path in the sunshine.

Glasgow Green

The Doulton Fountain at The People's Palace. An intricately-carved terracotta coloured stone fountain.

The Doulton Fountain at The People's Palace

Owl from James Martin Fountain and Canopy, designed by Walter Macfarlane. A white coated metal owl.

Owl from James Martin Fountain and Canopy, designed by Walter Macfarlane

James Martin Fountain and Canopy, designed by Walter Macfarlane. A black and gold intricate metal structure. It has a domed, patterned roof with supporting legs and small fountain within.

James Martin Fountain and Canopy, designed by Walter Macfarlane

Templeton's Carpet Factory. A large, distinctive red brick building that has paler gold brick and slate coloured areas of pattern. It's an unusual building, with Venetian influence, turret type roof elements.

Templeton's Carpet Factory

James Martin Fountain and Canopy, designed by Walter Macfarlane.A photograph looking upwards through a patterned metalwork dome.

James Martin Fountain and Canopy, designed by Walter Macfarlane

The Barrowland Ballroom. Front of the concerthall, bearing its name in bold letterwork.

The Barrowland Ballroom

The Barras Market

The Barras Market entrance gate. THE BARRAS in metalwork sits above the arched entrance.

The Barras Market entrance gate

Central Station Bridge over Argyle Street. Huge windows above the gold and green signage glint in the sun.

Central Station Bridge over Argyle Street

The Pavilion Theatre. A sandstone building with dark red and white signage: the name PAVILION hangs vertically above the entrance.

The Pavilion Theatre

Tolbooth Steeple at Glasgow Cross. A tallk sone clock tower with blue and gold face. A crescent of sandstone buildings can be seen on the left, vehicles in the foreground and modern buildings frame the right hand side.

Tolbooth Steeple at Glasgow Cross

George Square. The dark grey stone City Chamers dominate the photo, with small domed roof areas. In the foreground is the pale stone cenotaph, with lion statues and gold cross.

George Square

Around the Cathedral and Necropolis

A cobbled area leads up to the dark coloured stone cathedral with bright green copper roof.
Glasgow cathedral in the backgound with the David Livingstone statue in the foreground: very dark in colour, a man stands holding a book (a bible).
The Provand's Lordship: One of the oldest buildings in Glasgow, it was built in 1419. Stone building with small windows and slate roof.

The Provand's Lordship: One of the oldest buildings in Glasgow, it was built in 1419.

Cropped image of old stonework and arched windows.
Old stonework and arched windows.

St Mungo statue and City of Glasgow College

White Saint Mungo statue and City of Glasgow College in the background.
White Saint Mungo statue with block of flats in the background.
Contemporary City of Glasgow College building, with lots of glass and vertical lines.

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Background Artwork by Lily Ross 'Untitled'  Watercolour on paper 2019

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