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
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
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
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
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
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.
Volunteer Spotlight: Moira’s Experiences Volunteering for CRMS
In this recent video Q&A and the fourth of our Volunteer Spotlights, Moira describes what it is like to be a Visitor Services and Tour Guiding Volunteer at Mackintosh at the Willow, discussing how and why she became involved and what she has gained from the experience. We are always
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
Largest Glasgow Girls exhibition since 1990 opens in city
Arianna Pedrazzoli, gallery manager for Lyon & Turnbull Glasgow, observes selection of Glasgow Girls pieces (Pics: Lyon & Turnbull/Julie Howden) THEIR artworks are indelibly associated with Scotland’s largest city, but now a major new exhibition set to bring together the largest collection of pieces by the Glasgow Girls in more
Obituary: Dr James Macaulay, a most remarkable writer, architectural historian and lecturer
Dr James Macaulay was an Hon. Vice President of the Society. He was a writer, architectural historian, schoolteacher, university lecturer, tour guide and raconteur. James, who died 2 August, aged 88, was extraordinarily scholarly, talented, inspiring, and passionate. His voluntary input to many major public realm and historic building restoration
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