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House for an Art Lover

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dc.coverage.spatial Site: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom en_US
dc.coverage.temporal built 1989-1996 (other); designed 1901 (design) en_US
dc.creator Mackintosh, Charles Rennie en_US
dc.creator Macdonald, Margaret en_US
dc.creator Roxburgh & Partners en_US 1989-1996 en_US 2013-01-18T19:14:29Z 2013-01-18T19:14:29Z 1989-1996 en_US
dc.identifier 184885 en_US
dc.identifier.other archrefid: 1933 en_US
dc.description View on the south terrace, depicting bay window; The House for an Art Lover is based on a concept design produced in 1901 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh with his wife, Margaret MacDonald. The building is situated in Bellahouston Park in Glasgow, Scotland, built on the former site of Ibrox Hill House. Construction began in 1989 and the house was finally opened to the public in 1996. Mackintosh's original designs were interpreted and realised under architect and professor Andrew MacMillan, with contributions by many contemporary artists. Original portfolio designs are displayed in each room to allow comparisons. The spirit and tenacity of consulting engineer, Graham Roxburgh, led to the idea of building the House in the late eighties. (Roxburgh was responsible for the refurbishment of adjacent Craigie Hall which contains original Mackintosh interiors.) The house was originally designed for an ideas competition set by the German design magazine Zeitschrift für Innendekoration for a "Haus eines Kunstfreundes" (Art Lover's House). Despite disqualification due to late entry, the portfolio was awarded a prize for "pronounced personal quality, novel and austere form and the uniform configuration of interior and exterior". Source: House for an Art Lover [website]; (accessed 5/14/2009) en_US
dc.format.medium stucco; wood; stone en_US
dc.rights © Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc. en_US
dc.subject architectural exteriors en_US
dc.subject Housing en_US
dc.subject interior design en_US
dc.subject recreation en_US
dc.subject realization of design en_US
dc.subject handcrafts en_US
dc.subject Glasgow style en_US
dc.subject Art Nouveau en_US
dc.title House for an Art Lover en_US
dc.type image en_US
dc.rights.access Licensed for educational and research use by the MIT community only en_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode 1A1-MCR-HAL-A14 en_US
vra.culturalContext British en_US
vra.technique construction (assembling) en_US
vra.worktype house en_US
vra.worktype furnishing en_US
dc.contributor.display Charles Rennie Mackintosh (British architect, 1868-1928); Margaret Macdonald (British artist, 1865-1933); Roxburgh & Partners (British architectural firm, 1969-2000) en_US

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