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71 Virginia Street, Merchant City, Glasgow

The proposed mixed use development at 71 Virginia Street will accommodate 56 residential units for sale ground floor commercial space and basement parking.

The proposal on the corner site reinstates the traditional street frontage and mediates the varied scales of Virginia Street and Virginia Place through a cascading section which generates an interesting urban form and creates a threshold and invitation to an underused and historically important Street.

The strong relationship of solid to void and careful control of the window aperture and ventilation aims to deliver a simple and sharp contemporary Identity characterised by a subtley varied anodised aluminium facade.