Following the devastating news that the Mackintosh School of Art's iconic library was recently destroyed, Steven Holl - designer of the adjacent Seona Reid Building that opened earlier this year - reflects on the "magic" of what has been lost in an article for the Architectural Record. The Charles Rennie Mackintosh building, for Holl, "embodies a refreshingly direct conviction", the sudden loss of which brought on a "deep sadness." Placing it within a canon of architectural masterpieces, Holl gives insight to his emotional connections with this Glaswegian masterpiece: "the Glasgow School of Art has an inner worth and a dignity beyond all measurable value." Read the article in full here.
Steven Holl Reflects on the Majesty of the Mackintosh
Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "Steven Holl Reflects on the Majesty of the Mackintosh" 05 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/513464/steven-holl-reflects-on-the-majesty-of-the-mackintosh> ISSN 0719-8884
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