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Welcome to this photographic tour of the Mackintosh building of the Glasgow School of Art which was badly damaged by fire on 23 May 2014.
The study features external views and a close look at some interior details, many of which which were destroyed by the blaze which left the beautiful library as an empty shell.

View of Renfrew Street fašade of Glasgow School of Art from the west

View of Renfrew Street fašade of Glasgow School of Art from the west


Night view Renfrew Street fašade of Glasgow School of Art from the west

Night view of Renfrew Street fašade of Glasgow School of Art from the west


Looking up at window at Glasgow School of Art to studio with glazed skylights

Looking up at window at Glasgow School of Art to studio with glazed skylights


Mackintosh roses reflected in window at Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh roses reflected in window at Glasgow School of Art


Close up view of iron roses at Glasgow School of Art

Close up view of iron roses at Glasgow School of Art


Night view of studios at Glasgow School of Art

Night view of studios at Glasgow School of Art


Street lamp and decorative ironwork at Glasgow School of Art

Street lamp and decorative ironwork at Glasgow School of Art


Evening view of Renfrew Street fašade of Glasgow School of Art from the east

Evening view of Renfrew Street fašade of Glasgow School of Art from the east


Night view of Renfrew Street fašade of Glasgow School of Art from the east

Night view of Renfrew Street fašade of Glasgow School of Art from the east


Decorative stonework over entrance of Glasgow School of Art

Decorative stonework over Renfrew Street entrance of Glasgow School of Art


Renfrew Street entrance of Glasgow School of Art

Renfrew Street entrance of Glasgow School of Art


Lamps illuminating library at Glasgow School of Art

Lamps illuminating library at Glasgow School of Art


Mackintosh designed lampshade in library at Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh designed lampshade in library at Glasgow School of Art


View of library at Glasgow School of Art in sunlight

Sunlit view of library at Glasgow School of Art


Desk in the library at Glasgow School of Art

Desk in the library at Glasgow School of Art


Colourful timber in library at Glasgow School of Art

Colourful timber in library at Glasgow School of Art


Long dark window at library of Glasgow School of Art

Long dark window at library of Glasgow School of Art


Mackintosh Room at Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh Room at Glasgow School of Art


Light fitting in Mackintosh Room at Glasgow School of Art

Light fitting in Mackintosh Room at Glasgow School of Art


Doors with Mackintosh's rose motifs at Glasgow School of Art

Doors with Mackintosh's rose motifs at Glasgow School of Art


Rennie Mackintosh floral motif at Glasgow School of Art Rennie Mackintosh floral motif at Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh designed floral motifs on glazed doors at Glasgow School of Art


The Hen Run on top of Glasgow School of Art

The "Hen Run" on top of Glasgow School of Art


Brick arches behind bay windows of Glasgow School of Art

Brick arches behind bay windows of Glasgow School of Art


Looking up at Renfrew Street entrance of Glasgow School of Art

Looking up at Renfrew Street entrance of Glasgow School of Art


Decorative ironwork at Glasgow School of Art

Decorative ironwork at Glasgow School of Art


Tower at eastern side of Glasgow School of Art

Tower at eastern side of Glasgow School of Art


Dalhousie Street entrance of Glasgow School of Art

Dalhousie Street entrance of Glasgow School of Art


Atmospheric night time view of Dalhousie Street entrance of Glasgow School of Art

Atmospheric night time view of Dalhousie Street entrance of Glasgow School of Art


Windows at south and west fašades of Glasgow School of Art

Windows at south and west fašades of Glasgow School of Art


Night view of western fašade of Glasgow School of Art

Night view of western fašade of Glasgow School of Art


Fire from the roof of Glasgow School of Art, 23 May, 2014

Fire blazing over the wide overhanging eaves of Glasgow School of Art, 23 May, 2014


Fire Brigade at damaged west wing of Glasgow School of Art

Fire Brigade at damaged west wing of Glasgow School of Art


Corner view of Glasgow School of Art after the fire

Corner view of Glasgow School of Art after the fire


Rear view of Glasgow School of Art after the fire

Rear view of Glasgow School of Art after the fire


Glasgow symbolism, bird, bells and trees.

Glasgow symbolism; bird, bells and trees.



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