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The class-neutral tenements of Glasgow symbolise the ideals of Scottish socialism, standing in stark contrast to the strict delineations of England's housing typology. As a new resident in Scotland I am keen to explore this point of difference in the 'everyday landscape' of Glasgow and its permutations through the tenement street that foregoes traditional centralised urban form and hierarchical street types, instead following a rigid and decentralised grid-iron pattern. Throughout the past century the tenements have become synonymous with Glasgow while the initial ideals they represented changed repeatedly through associations with rebellion and protest. At the same time the tenements continue to form the backdrop to the daily lives of the majority of the city's residents throughout the social classes.

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