David Gardiner.uk is, perhaps unsurprisingly, the personal website of David Gardiner. It focuses mainly on architecture, the built environment, law, culture, flags, politics, localism, British politics and Scotland's cities.
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It is rare for your humble correspondent to take an entirely critical line on a development, but he is finding it very difficult indeed to resist cursing the current proposals for the empty site opposite Paisley Abbey, in the heart of Renfrewshire's largest town.
The path has recently been cleared for the building of 137 new 'homes' by the demolition of one wing of Renfrewshire House, a drab 1960s block of concrete which contained offices for the local authority.
Renfrewshire flags - A look back at the proper flags of the ancient county of Renfrewshire.
The Scottish Parliament - Possibly the most controversial structure in 21st century Scotland. A missed opportunity, a tragedy destined to happen or just an underrated work?