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Support the work of the Society and protect the future of Mackintosh Queen’s Cross. The implications of the coronavirus pandemic are wide-ranging and fast-moving. With the temporary closure of our headquarters at Mackintosh Queen’s Cross, this has significantly affected the diverse work of the Society. To help us we are

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New Online Tour of Mackintosh Queen’s Cross

The CRM Society have launched a new online internal tour of of Headquarters, Mackintosh Queen’s Cross. The Society were due to launch internal tours of Mackintosh Queen’s Cross in Spring 2020, however due to the building being closed due the ongoing implications of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is something we

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McGinlay Bell wins ideas contest for Mackintosh-inspired homes

McGinlay Bell has won an ideas contest to reimagine a pair of domestic concepts drawn up by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1900. The Glasgow-based practice’s design was described as a ‘runaway effort, beautifully presented’ with a ‘particularly individualistic’ take on the architect’s country house. Second prize went to David MacRitchie

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Prime Minister’s Statement

The Prime Minister addressed the nation last night (23rd March) where he outlined further measures the Government is taking to tackle the spread of COVID-19. The key points from the address were: • The PM warned that if too many people become ill at one time then the NHS will

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

I wanted to update you on the Society’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. Like many organisations, the Society is following the latest advice from the UK Government on the situation. During these exceptional times, the health and safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors is our number one priority. In

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Mackintosh artists paint Glasgow School of Art fire as angry protest

THEIR peerless artwork has helped preserve the legacy of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Now Dai and Jenny Vaughan have committed the destruction of his most famous building to the canvas in a devastating painting set to be unveiled this week. The Second Fire at Glasgow School of Art will have its

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Review: Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style

Mackintosh exhibition gallery shots at Walker Art Gallery Liverpool. Images by Gareth Jones Review: Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style at Walker Art Gallery Charles Rennie Mackintosh was an artist with his eyes open. The exhibition at Walker Art Gallery, dedicated to his life and work, and that of

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Notre-Dame fire raises important questions

By Pascale Caussat, The National  21 April 2019 People of Glasgow know what it is to cry over a national treasure. When the Glasgow School of Art, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s masterpiece, was destroyed by the flames not only once but twice, you felt a sense of loss similar to mourning for a loved one.

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Obituary – Gavin Stamp, architectural activist, professor at Glasgow School of Art and “Piloti” of Private Eye

Architectural historian and activist and professor at Glasgow’s Mackintosh School of Architecture Born: March 15, 1948; Died: December 30, 2017 GAVIN Stamp, who has died of prostate cancer aged 69, was a historian who specialised in architecture and its preservation, a photographer, a Private Eye columnist (nom-de-plume Piloti), a Tory-turned

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Student flats plan next to Mackintosh Building rejected by Scottish Government

Wonderful news before Christmas, the Scottish Government has rejected an appeal for plans to build a student housing development adjoining Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s world-renowned Glasgow School of Art (GSA) building. Plans by developers Urban Pulse would have seen the former Jumpin’ Jaks nightclub on Sauchiehall Street demolished to make way

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