Glasgow school of art

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Glasgow school of art

Postby Goat Boy » 18 Jun 2018, 08:44

A huge blow for the city and for Scotland.

There's talk that they may need to demolish the building with an estimated cost of 100 million to replace it.
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Postby The Modernist » 18 Jun 2018, 09:50

Very dodgy that this is the second time it's happened.

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Postby ORORORO » 18 Jun 2018, 11:00

The Modernist wrote:Very dodgy that this is the second time it's happened.


It is, and I haven't heard any talk of 'suspicious circumstances'. People are just focused on how tragic this is - understandably. But how can this happen?
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Postby Jeemo » 18 Jun 2018, 12:39

A right lot of pish being spoken about the building. Glasgow's Eiffel Tower, Pyramids etc. Most people in Glasgow probably have never set foot in the place.
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Postby ORORORO » 18 Jun 2018, 12:48

yeah, but you could say that about Parisians and the Louvre, Londoners and Big Ben...

what's left of CRM in the centre? the tea rooms?
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Re: Glasgow school of art

Postby Jimbo » 18 Jun 2018, 14:30

The Modernist wrote:Very dodgy that this is the second time it's happened.


That's crazy talk!
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Postby Jeemo » 18 Jun 2018, 18:23

ORORORO wrote:yeah, but you could say that about Parisians and the Louvre, Londoners and Big Ben...

what's left of CRM in the centre? the tea rooms?


I was meaning more the comparisons to world landmarks like the Eiffel Tower etc. The lovies have been out in force, greetin away about this huge loss. The O2 ABC is in part older than GSOA and through it's various changing formats has been a much bigger cultural force in general for Glasgow.
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Postby Jeemo » 18 Jun 2018, 18:39

There are the tea rooms in the centre. The Museum for the Art Lover is in Belahouston Park which was built from CRM drawings after he died. There is also Scotland St School wjich he designed opposite Shields Rd subway station.
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Postby ORORORO » 18 Jun 2018, 18:43

There are nice exhibits in the Kelvingrove too.

I dunno. It's a tragedy whatever way you look at it.
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Postby Jeemo » 18 Jun 2018, 19:31

ORORORO wrote:There are nice exhibits in the Kelvingrove too.

I dunno. It's a tragedy whatever way you look at it.


it is shame. But it's not quite the cultural icon that it's getting made out to be.
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Postby Hugh » 18 Jun 2018, 22:29

It was a world-class piece of architecture and CRMs masterpiece. Does that make it a cultural icon? I think it does.

It’s not a tourist attraction in the way that the Eiffel Tower is but I don’t think that is the point. Does Glasgow have any tourist attractions? :D

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Re: Glasgow school of art

Postby Jeemo » 19 Jun 2018, 07:34

Hugh wrote:It was a world-class piece of architecture and CRMs masterpiece. Does that make it a cultural icon? I think it does.

It’s not a tourist attraction in the way that the Eiffel Tower is but I don’t think that is the point. Does Glasgow have any tourist attractions? :D


Not being Edinburgh for starters.
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Postby Jeemo » 19 Jun 2018, 07:36

Hugh wrote:It was a world-class piece of architecture and CRMs masterpiece. Does that make it a cultural icon? I think it does.

It’s not a tourist attraction in the way that the Eiffel Tower is but I don’t think that is the point. Does Glasgow have any tourist attractions? :D


i never said it wasn't a cultural icon. Just that the hyperbole was getting a bit ridiculous.
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Postby Goat Boy » 19 Jun 2018, 07:41

Hugh wrote:It was a world-class piece of architecture and CRMs masterpiece. Does that make it a cultural icon? I think it does.

It’s not a tourist attraction in the way that the Eiffel Tower is but I don’t think that is the point. Does Glasgow have any tourist attractions? :D


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Postby ORORORO » 19 Jun 2018, 09:00

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Re: Glasgow school of art

Postby Goat Boy » 19 Jun 2018, 10:07

The city is traumatised enough
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