Collective Architecture extends sandstone building to create Glasgow Women’s Library

The titles of important works of literature are engraved into the walls of this extension to a sandstone library in Glasgow, which has been refurbished to create a centre for women’s history (+ slideshow). Local firm Collective Architecture won a limited competition to redevelop the building in the city’s Bridgeton neighbourhood, which provides the first permanent home for More

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Gables and courtyards help children’s hospital building by Keppie appear more welcoming

Gabled brick buildings surround quiet courtyards to create an intimate and comforting environment for the families of sick children at this facility on a hospital campus in Glasgow, Scotland (+ slideshow). The building was designed by British firm Keppie for the Glasgow branch of the Ronald McDonald House charity, which provides amenities for parents wishing to stay close to […]

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PagePark appointed to restore fire-damaged Glasgow School of Art

Scottish studio PagePark Architects has won a bid to restore the Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed Glasgow School of Art building, which was devastated by fire last summer. The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) Restoration Committee has appointed local office PagePark Architects to restore and rebuild the fire-damaged building, which houses the school’s Fine Art Department and an exhibition space used to host […]

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Five architects shortlisted to restore Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art

News: the Glasgow School of Art has named five architects in the running to lead the restoration of the Mackintosh Building, which was devastated by fire last May. Avanti Architects, John McAslan + Partners, LDN Architects, PagePark Architects and Purcell have all made the shortlist of firms in the frame for the restoration of Charles […]
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