Scotland + Venice exhibition at the Lighthouse

Kilmahew/St Peter’s is one of five Scottish projects forming part of the Scotland + Venice exhibition at the Lighthouse in Glasgow. The exhibition looks back at Scottish projects shown at the Venice International Architectural Biennale, including NVA’s To Have and To Hold.

To Have and To Hold enabled a high level of international engagement and influenced the decision-making process regarding the future of Kilmahew/St Peter’s.

The Scotland + Venice exhibition will run daily from 6 February – 18 March at Architecture + Design Scotland, Level 2, The Lighthouse. Admission free.

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Kilmahew / St Peter’s

NVA has produced a practical and ambitious public scheme to rescue and re-invigorate Kilmahew / St Peter’s, the world renowned former estate and 20th century religious college complex that sits shrouded in beautiful woodland near the Firth of Clyde in west Scotland. The approach is based on partial restoration and new design, and represents the last chance to save this valuable resource from irreversible ruination.

Abandoned since the late 1980s, every structure on the Kilmahew / St Peter’s site, from medieval to modern, has been reduced to ruins. Brutal, beautiful, romantic…

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