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glasgow school of art north front plaster architectural model

Glasgow School of Art North Front £380      £380.00

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This part of the Glasgow School of art was built in the first phase of construction from 1897 – 1899. This part of the Glasgow School of art was built in the first phase of construction. It fuses elements of traditional Scottish architecture with contemporaneity nouveaux. His use of wrought iron, stone , glass and wood coupled with his sensitivity to space and volume and light give the building personality and purpose. The site on a steep hill above Sauchiehall Street.

Glasgow School of Art North Front £380

Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

When – 1899

Where – Glasgow, Scotland

This part of the Glasgow School of art was built in the second phase of construction from 1907-1909. The Glasgow School of Art is the masterwork of the architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The West Library Tower is part of the main school. The building is a celebrated landmark building of international importance being far ahead of its time and of great influence on the development of modern architecture.

The tower contains the lecture theatre below and the double-floored library above which is now undergoing extensive restoration due to the fire earlier this year. It overlooks Glasgow’s famous Sauchiehall Street. The building shows many characteristics of the Art Nouveau style that spread throughout Europe and influenced many American architects.

The design draws on the past Scottish baronial architecture whilst looking to the future. At this time the shipyards of Glasgow were producing over a third of world tonnage. From the skill base of the shipyards, Mackintosh drew on the culture of craftsmen across the city.

This Timothy Richards scale façade model would make a beautiful statement gift for any student or alumni of the great School of Art to be placed in any studio, office or study.

Weight: 2.1 kg

Dimensions: 6.75″w x 8.5″h x 2.5″d

This model is hand made to order and may take 3 weeks to produce. If you require this model urgently please contact the workshop directly.

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