North Glasgow College

At a glance
  • Wayfinding technical design and implementation
  • 2009 RIBA Award winning building
  • Digital signage

North Glasgow College, marked a significant stage in the regeneration of the north of the city and the development of one of Scotland’s largest further education colleges. The £20m facility designed by architects RMJM was opened by HRH the Princess Royal.

Working alongside the designers and in consultation with RMJM, we brought the wayfinding scheme to life. Complementing the building’s architectural features, we created elegant solutions for the signage application. Wayfinding interventions were presented onto various substrates including plasterboard, concrete slab and concrete blocks becoming a part of the fabric of the building itself.

The scheme consisted of individually painted directional wall signs and supergraphics, a striking galvanised steel directional monolith, and almost 500 individual door signs of various designs. The refined suspended solution for the front entrance lettering was created so not to interfere with the building’s strong architectural statement.

Two key features stand out in the main reception. An 8 metre LED corner wrapping sign set flush within an oak feature wall parallel to the main staircase, and a vitreous enamel map fitted to a custom-made oak bench.

It won a 2009 RIBA award.

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