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20x20 Hindsight - Celebrating 100 Years of Professional Planning

A West of Scotland Chapter Event

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 at 6:00PM - 8:00PM
St Andrew's in the Square, 1 St Andrew's Square, Glasgow, G1 5PP
RTPI Scotland

The Royal Town Planning Institute celebrates its Centenary in 2014. Join the West of Scotland Chapter for a series of lightning talks accompanied by a display of Scotland’s Best Places to celebrate planning’s achievements since 1914.

Chaired by Stephen Tucker, Convenor of RTPI Scotland, this event will bring together practitioners and luminaries from the built environment professions, including planners, architects, conservationists and general enthusiasts who will give their view of the last century’s great planning achievements in Glasgow and across Scotland. Current confirmed speakers include:

  • Kevin Murray, Founding Director of the Academy of Urbanism;
  • Karen Anderson, Chair of Architecture and Design Scotland;
  • Duncan Maclennan, University of St Andrews;
  • Zoe McLelland, URS;
  • David Page, Page and Park Architects;
  • Liz Davidson OBE, Strathclyde Building Preservation Trust;
  • Nick Walker, Collective Architecture
  • Alistair McDonald, Glasgow City Heritage Trust;
  • Pauline Gallacher, Neilston Development Trust; and
  • Petra Biberbach, Chief Executive of Planning Aid Scotland.

With our eclectic mix of speakers this is sure to be a lively and interesting event, which will look at some of the Scotland’s great places as well as the people that have made their mark on the way that planning is done today.

As part of the 2014 Centenary celebrations, RTPI Scotland has asked people and organisations across Scotland to identify what they think are Scotland’s Best Places. On the evening, there will be a display of the shortlisted locations including the three winners, as selected by public vote and announced in June.


This is a free event as part of the Doors Open Day Built Heritage Festival.

Refreshments will be provided.
Please reserve a place by emailing:


More information on the Glasgow Doors Open Day website.