Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Glasgow School of Art ... after the fire

Just arrived at Glasgow this morning, having slept only for an hour on the plane last night ...

The Glasgow School of Art at its existing site was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1885.  It is now a beautiful contrast of the old and the new; with the new 2014 Reid Building designed by Steven Holl Architects.  The contrast today is even greater after the traumatic fire that seriously damaged the west wing last month.  I can still smell the smoke ...













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