Sauchiehall Street food hall to embrace the Mack

Glasgow does not need another Student Accommodation and this design in front of the Mack does nothing to improve the previous attempt that was eventually refused. Hopefully this will be rejected as well. Vita Group has revealed its early concept proposals for a combined food hall and student accommodation at

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Mackintosh at the Willow is now part of the National Trust for Scotland

Celia Sinclair Thornquist at the Mackintosh at the Willow with Philip Long (Image: Gibson Digital / National Trust for Scotland 2023) Following negotiations and the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund, it is confirmed that The Willow Tea Rooms Trust will transfer Mackintosh at the Willow to the National

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EGM 2024 – Hybrid

Extraordinary General Meeting – 16 January 2024 at 5pmMackintosh Queen’s Cross, Glasgow This EGM has been called by the Society’s Council to adopt the 2022 Annual Accounts and to vote on the proposed amendments to the Articles of Association. Members are invited to submit any comments they may have on

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AJ exclusive: Which architect ‘won’ scrapped Mack contest?

View on to the central corridor of The Mackintosh Building showing material which needed to be removed from 2018 (left). The same view in November 2022 (right) Source: McAteer The Architects’ Journal can reveal the architects that scored highest in the bungled search for a team to lead the Glasgow School

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh heritage leader’s concern over buildings

Stuart Robertson, Director of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society at Queen’s Cross Church in Glasgow  (Image: Newsquest) The head of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society has said he is not convinced that Glasgow City Council values the architectural legacy of one of its most famous sons. Stuart Robertson, Director of

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AGM 2023 – Hybrid Meeting

18th Annual General Meeting – 10 June 2023  Information on the AGM business has been sent out to all members.  If you cannot attend the AGM, the accounts and a full report will be posted on the Society website. We hope this year that you will be able to attend

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Mackintosh in the Saleroom

A trio of items by Charles Rennie Mackintosh will go under the hammer on 19 April by Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh, as part of their Design since 1860 sale. Also included in the sale, the catalogue from the 1933 Memorial Exhibition. CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH (1868-1928) CABINET FOR THE BLUE

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The demolition of Glasgow’s architectural swagger

With buildings either being blown up or neglected, how can the city centre be preserved? © Leonie Woods Back in 1998, on what you might call the eve of Scottish devolution, I was working in Glasgow on a year-long festival of architecture and design. From the windows of my 10th-floor

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Glasgow School of Art: cost and pace of rebuild criticised after 2018 fire

Management says Mackintosh building will fully reopen in 2030 as it emphasises scale of task The Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building will fully reopen as a graduate school in 2030, amid ongoing criticism of the opacity around how much the rebuild will cost and how it will be funded.

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HM Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

We are deeply saddened by the news of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s death. As the UK enters a national period of mourning, like many of you, we will be taking a moment to remember her majesty and the wonderful impact she had on so many of us as the

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