Gavin Stamp describes the work of one of Glasgow’s most famous and prolific architects of the time, Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson.

 

His terraces and churches were built to synchronise and emphasise the harmony of Glasgow streets while borrowing from Greek design in construction and proportion.

“He was a man of

extraordinary originality…
a mixture of the practical and the dreamy.”

Gavin Stamp describes the work of one of Glasgow’s most famous and prolific architects of the time, Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson.

 

His terraces and churches were built to synchronise and emphasise the harmony of Glasgow streets while borrowing from Greek design in construction and proportion.