Double Villa Competition Proposal for Alexander Thomson  in Edinburgh

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Alexander Thomson  Double Villa Competition Brief

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The Alexander Thomson Society launched an international competition in 2016. The goal of the competition is to celebrate the work of Alexander Thomson, one of Glasgow’s greatest nineteenth century architects.

“The objective of the competition was to invite designs for a contemporary interpretation of Thomson’s ‘Double Villa’, otherwise known as the Maria Villa; an extraordinary building wherein two houses are identified as one”; described in the competition brief.

“Designed and built between 1856 and 1857 in the then outlying district of Langside in the south of Glasgow, this modest building is one of the architect’s most intriguing and significant designs;” pointed the Alexander Thomson Society

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In 2017; our project was exhibited in the Lighthouse; Glasgow to mark the bicentenary of the architect’s birth.
You can see all the entries exhibited here.