PagePark completes Great Tapestry of Scotland Gallery


PagePark Architects has completed the Great Tapestry of Scotland Gallery in Galashiels for Scottish Borders Council.

The building was designed to house a visual history of the nation crafted by the hands of 1,000 stitchers.

Designed by Andrew Crummy to a narration written by Alistair Moffat, with the grand vision imagined by author Alexander McCall Smith, the 143m tapestry is a linear pictorial history depicting key events going back 12,000 years. It was meticulously embroidered in communities across Scotland led by master stitcher Dorie Wilkie.

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PagePark said its architectural vision was to create a distinctive building rooted in its physical and historical context.

Turner & Townsend provided project management and cost consultancy services while Ogilvie Construction was the main contractor.

Page  Park's Great Tapestry of Scotland Gallery in Galashiels

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