Glasgow School of Art

Glasgow School of Art fire security firm taken to court by insurers

The insures for Glasgow School of Art have raised legal proceedings in the Court of Session against the company that installed fire and security measures at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building that was destroyed by fire.

Published 21 September 2020

Glasgow City Council to lease land from GSA to help deliver new Avenue

Glasgow City Council has agreed to move to the next stage of working with the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) to help deliver the Underline Avenue between St Georges Cross and Cowcaddens.

Published 28 August 2020

And finally... Extend Glasgow School of Art onto site of former music venue, suggests architect

A speculative design for the Glasgow School of Art restoration has proposed extending the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building onto the site of the former O2 ABC music venue.

Published 8 July 2020

Housing association moves step closer to more Borders Passivhaus homes

Eildon Housing’s plans to deliver more green homes in the Borders moved another step closer this week.

Published 21 February 2020

Glasgow School of Art names Fiona Stewart as strategic director of estates

Fiona Stewart, the director of estates and facilities at the National Museums of Scotland, is to join The Glasgow School of Art as strategic director of estates.

Published 14 November 2019

Housing association to trial modern construction methods on new Borders homes

Eildon Housing is to undertake an “exciting” new building project which will deliver warmer, cheaper, affordable homes while also considering the future of house building and its impact on the environment.

Published 8 August 2019

Glasgow School of Art fire investigation 'moving into final phases'

The investigation into the major fire that took hold of The Glasgow School of Art almost one year ago is moving into its final phases, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has revealed.

Published 17 June 2019

Holyrood committee calls for public inquiry into Glasgow School of Art fires

The circumstances surrounding the two fires at the Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building should be the subject of a public inquiry with judicial powers, a Holyrood committee report has found.

Published 8 March 2019

Plans for Glasgow’s fire-hit ABC venue to be demolished

The O2 ABC in Glasgow which sustained substantial damage in the Glasgow School of Art fire last year is set to be demolished under new plans.

Published 8 February 2019

Funding awarded for new Scottish Passivhaus initiative

Leading architects, designers and builders are to partner with researchers at The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) to develop a specific Scottish approach to Passivhaus.

Published 29 January 2019

Professor Brian Evans named Glasgow’s first-ever City Urbanist

Glasgow City Council has appointed Professor Brian Evans as its first City Urbanist to enhance the city’s approach to place-making and connectivity.

Published 24 January 2019

Autumn weather delays Mackintosh Building stabilisation

Work to complete the stabilisation of the west gable of the Mackintosh Building has been delayed due to the recent bad weather.

Published 15 October 2018

Creative business space planned for Glasgow’s McLellan Works

A currently neglected building situated at the heart of Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street is set to be transformed into a prime SME and co-working space.

Published 8 October 2018

V&A Dundee roof insulation linked to Glasgow School of Art

Flammable insulation which has been linked to the spread of fires at Grenfell Tower and the Glasgow School of Art is installed in the roof of the V&A Dundee, according to reports.

Published 4 October 2018

And finally... 3D digital surveys of Forth Bridges to inspire learning

A major new educational resource has been unveiled utilising 3D digital surveys of the three Forth Bridges.

Published 3 October 2018