RIAS is seeking nominations to attend the Spaces of Justice Symposium, Glasgow School of Art on Thursday 23rd November. 10am-4pm. Please contact Karen Stevenson karen.stevenson@rias.org.uk if you are interested in attending.

Presentations on the day will include talks on the tradition and future of the courthouse, its design and its use, from:

  • a senior advocate,
  • a member of the judiciary,
  • academics in the fields of law, architecture and urbanism,
  • lawyers,
  • the Built Environment Forum for Scotland,
  • the Scottish Court and Tribunal Service
  • and also from the architects -Reiach and Hall - who are currently designing Scotland's first new Justice Centre in Inverness.

There will be a guided tour of the new Reid Building by way of it representing a comparator major building procured for the public sector, and there will also be presentations by artists who have engaged with the notions of law, justice and the trial.