Modernising the most popular museum in the UK outside London.
This project involved sensitive reinstatement and extension of a Grade A-listed building — Glasgow City Council’s ‘jewel in the crown’.
We relocated lower-ground stores and staff accommodation, creating space for a new restaurant, education suite and environmentally controlled exhibition space.
Our new north entrance provided Kelvingrove’s first barrier-free access and our rationalised parking area freed up space for recreation.
We encouraged vertical circulation of visitors by relocating lifts; two new public staircases link the new exhibition space to an impressive central hall.