The worlds of art and architecture exist in a constant state of mutual jealousy. As the Turner prize exhibition opens, we consider whether the nomination of architectural collective Assemble for this year’s award is likely to bring them any closer together

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Thursday, 12 February 2015 00:00

Martino Gamper

It's been a hectic year for the Italian designer. A solo show in Glasgow, new pieces for major brands and curatorial endeavours in London and Milan have revealed him to be not just one of the design world's most prolific operators, but also one of its most original thinkers

Published in Features
Monday, 10 November 2014 14:02

Towns in Britain: Jones the Planner

An account of Britain's cities castigates recent "regeneration" efforts, but isn't ready to give up on the transformative potential of planning, says Sukhdev Sandhu

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Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow
18 July 2014 – tours to RIBA 2015

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The fire at the Glasgow School of Art today has shocked the architectural world and praise for the beloved Charles Rennie Mackintosh building is pouring out across the internet. As firefighters work to put out the flames, here is an extract from an article by Douglas Murphy, in which he describes what makes the building so special.

Published in News
Thursday, 15 May 2014 10:36

Reid Building by Steven Holl

Steven Holl's first UK building stares down one of the country's finest. But has it turned out to be the monster that some Glaswegians feared?

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Friday, 01 November 2013 11:14

Antarctic Architecture

Mankind’s ingenious activity in Earth’s most extreme environment captures the spirit of the space race, says Douglas Murphy.

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Friday, 30 September 2011 11:23

DIY Pen by Fraser Ross

A Glasgow designer has taken one of life’s more ubiquitous objects and stripped it back to a kit of plywood parts.

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Friday, 19 August 2011 09:59

Zaha in Glasgow

Hadid has parked the city’s vast collection of transport artefacts in a technically ingenious, column-free space under a striking zigzag roof .

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